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acid

1. any substance that dissociates in water to yield a sour corrosive solution containing hydrogen ions, having a pH of less than 7, and turning litmus red
2. a slang name for LSD
3. Chem
a. of, derived from, or containing acid
b. being or having the properties of an acid
4. (of rain, snow, etc.) containing pollutant acids in solution
5. (of igneous rocks) having a silica content of more than 60% of the total and containing at least one tenth quartz
6. Metallurgy of or made by a process in which the furnace or converter is lined with an acid material
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What does it mean when you dream about acid?

Can refer to something eating away at one’s insides. Alternatively, maybe an idea, a relationship, or a product is going through the “acid test.” Might also allude to an “acid tongue.”

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acid

[′as·əd]
(chemistry)
Any of a class of chemical compounds whose aqueous solutions turn blue litmus paper red, react with and dissolve certain metals to form salts, and react with bases to form salts.
A compound capable of transferring a hydrogen ion in solution.
A substance that ionizes in solution to yield the positive ion of the solvent.
A molecule or ion that combines with another molecule or ion by forming a covalent bond with two electrons from the other species.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ACID

(programming)
A mnemonic for the properties a transaction should have to satisfy the Object Management Group Transaction Service specifications. A transaction should be Atomic, its result should be Consistent, Isolated (independent of other transactions) and Durable (its effect should be permanent).

The Transaction Service specifications which part of the Object Services, an adjunct to the CORBA specifications.
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ACID

(Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, Durable) The properties of a transaction in a well-designed database management system (DBMS). The transaction must be ATOMIC (all updating tasks must be completed or nothing is done), CONSISTENT (it cannot leave the database in a state that violates any integrity rules), ISOLATED (remain invisible to other operations until completed) and DURABLE (will complete or be reversed if the system fails in the interim).
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In the study, researchers compared the number of admissions for myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke in 11 counties that restricted trans-fatty acids with 25 counties with no restrictions from 2002 to 2013.
16:1n-7 trans (transpalmitoleic acid) and 18:1n-7 (vaccenic acid) levels have been directly correlated with the number of full-fat dairy servings in one investigation [42], while another investigation found no significant change in plasma trans-fatty acids and fatty acid levels in general with increased dairy food intake [43].
Lemaitre et al., "Plasma phospholipid trans-fatty acids levels, cardiovascular diseases, and total mortality: The cardiovascular health study," Journal of the American Heart Association, vol.
CALLS have been made for Governments across Europe to consider legislation to limit the amount of trans-fatty acids in food which are putting people's heart health at risk.
margarine manufacture depends on how badly consumers want to avoid hydrogenation and trans-fatty acids.
Deep frying is a likely source of trans-fatty acids [39].
Unfortunately the trans-fatty acids are still difficult to detect in the family shop, thanks to the meanderings of the food industry.
The health benefits of eliminating industrially produced trans-fatty acids (TFA) from partially hydrogenated fats TFA [5] in Latin American diets can be significant.
'Khafeef contains more anti-oxidants and Vitamin E than any other frying oil and does not contain trans-fatty acids which are harmful to the body,' claimed the company.
Their mission was to measure fat and trans-fatty acids - which are found naturally in meats but are also manufactured to make sweets, pastries, biscuits and cakes.
They believe the risk factor is not in the potatoes but in the preparation of the chips in saturated fats and trans-fatty acids.
The investigators also looked at intake of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and trans-fatty acids, and found no associations with gestational hypertension or preeclampsia.

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