HyperDic: acid

English > 5 senses of the word acid:
NOUNsubstanceacidany of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
artifactacid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zenstreet name for lysergic acid diethylamide
ADJECTIVEallacid, acerb, acerbic, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolicharsh or corrosive in tone
allacid, acidic, acidulent, acidulousbeing sour to the taste
allacidhaving the characteristics / characteristics of an acid
acid > pronunciation
Soundsae'sahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > acid: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningharsh or corrosive in tone.
Example "a barrage of acid comments"
Synonymsacerb, acerbic, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishabrasador, ácido, acre, amargo, áspero, cáustico, mordaz, virulento, vitriólico
Catalanabrasador, àcid, acre, amarg, aspre, càustic, corrossiu, virulent
English > acid: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsour to the taste.
Synonymsacidic, acidulent, acidulous
BroadersourHaving a sharp biting taste / taste
Spanishàcida, ácido, agrio
Catalanàcid, àcida
English > acid: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving the characteristics / characteristics of an acid.
Example"an acid reaction"
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
BroaderacidicBeing or containing an acid
Spanishácido
Catalanàcid
Nounsacidany of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
aciditythe property of being acidic
English > acid: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt.
Narroweralkapton, alcapton, homogentisic acidAn acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine
aminobenzoic acidA derivative of benzoic acid
aqua regia, nitrohydrochloric acidA yellow fuming corrosive mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acid that dissolves metals (including gold)
arsenic acidAn acid formed from arsenic pentoxide
barbituric acid, malonylureaA white crystalline acid derived from pyrimidine
boric acid, boracic acidAny of various acids containing boron and oxygen
boric acid, orthoboric acidA white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol
bromic acidAn unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent
carbamic acidAn acid that is known only by virtue of its salts (as ammonium carbamate) or its esters (as urethane)
carbolic acid, phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acidA toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene
carbonic acidA weak acid known only in solution
carboxylic acidAn organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
cerotic acid, hexacosanoic acidA white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)
chloric acid(HClO3) a strong unstable acid with an acrid odor found in chlorate salts
chlorous acid(HClO2) a strongly oxidizing acid
chromic acidAn unstable acid known only in solution and as chromate salts
citric acidA weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits)
cyanamide, cyanamidA weak soluble dibasic acid (the parent acid of cyanamide salts)
cyanic acidA colorless poisonous volatile liquid acid that hydrolyzes readily to ammonia and carbon dioxide
cyanuric acidA trimer of cyanic acid
dibasic acidAn acid containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
dichromic acidThe hypothetical acid (H2Cr2O7) from which dichromates are derived
ferricyanic acidA brown unstable acid formed from ferricyanide
ferrocyanic acidA white unstable acid formed from ferrocyanide salts
fluoroboric acidAn acid of fluorine and boron
fluosilicic acid, hydrofluosilicic acidAn unstable poisonous corrosive acid known primarily in the form of its salts
formic acidA colorless pungent fuming vesicatory liquid acid HCOOH found naturally in ants and many plants or made catalytically from carbon monoxide and steam
fulminic acid(CNOH) an unstable acid occurring mainly in the form of explosive salts and esters that is isomeric with cyanic acid
fumaric acidA colorless crystalline acid with a fruity taste
gallic acidA colorless crystalline acid obtained from tannin
gamma acidA crystalline acid used to make azo dyes
glyceric acidA syrupy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde
glycolic acid, glycollic acid, hydroxyacetic acidA translucent crystalline compound found in sugar ... / sugar cane and sugar beets and unripe grapes
hydriodic acid(HI) a colorless or yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide
hydrobromic acidAn aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide that is a strong liquid acid
hydrochloric acid, chlorohydric acidAn aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride
hydrocyanic acid, prussic acidA solution of hydrogen cyanide in water
hydrofluoric acidA weak poisonous liquid acid
hydrogen chlorideA colorless corrosive gas (HCl)
hydroiodic acidAn acid formed by aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide
hydroxy acidAny acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself
hypochlorous acidA weak unstable acid known only in solution and in its salts
hyponitrous acidAn explosive white crystalline weak acid (H2N2O2)
iodic acidA soluble crystalline acid
isocyanic acidAn acid known only in the form of its esters
itaconic acidA crystalline carboxylic acid
lansoprazole, Prevacidantacid (trade name Prevacid) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
lysergic acidA crystalline acid often used in medical research
maleic acidA colorless crystalline compound found in unripe fruit (such as apples or tomatoes or cherries) and used mainly to make polyester resins
manganic acidA dibasic acid (H2MnO4) found only in solution and in manganate salts
methacrylic acid, 2-methylpropenoic acidAn unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics
monobasic acidAn acid containing only one replaceable hydrogen atom per molecule
nitric acid, aqua fortisacid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
nitrous acidAn unstable inorganic acid known only in solution and as nitrite salts
oxalacetic acid, oxaloacetic acidAn acid formed by oxidation of maleic acid (as in metabolism of fats and carbohydrates)
oxalic acid, ethanedioic acidA toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants
oxyacid, oxygen acidAny acid that contains oxygen
pantothenic acid, pantothenA vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids
para aminobenzoic acid, PABAA metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells
pectic acidA complex acid that occurs in ripe fruit and some vegetables
perchloric acidA powerful oxidizing agent
permanganic acidAn unstable purple acid (HMnO4) known only in solution or of permanganate salts
phthalic acidA colorless acid used to make dyes and perfumes
picric acidA yellow toxic highly explosive strong acid
pyruvic acidA colorless acid formed as an important intermediate in metabolism or fermentation
selenic acidA strong acid (H2SeO4) analogous to sulfuric acid
silicic acidA jellylike substance (hydrated silica)
sulfanilic acid, sulphanilic acidA crystalline acid made from aniline and used as a dye
sulfonic acid, sulphonic acidAn acid derived from sulphuric acid
tetrabasic acidAn acid containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
thiocyanic acidAn unstable acid that can be obtained by distilling a thiocyanate salt
titanic acidA white weak acid that is a hydrated form of titanium dioxide
toluic acidAn isomeric acid derived from toluene
tribasic acidAn acid containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
triphosphoric acidAn acid that is a partial anhydride of three molecules of phosphoric acid
undecylenic acidAn acid that is a component of perspiration
uric acidA white tasteless odorless crystalline product of protein metabolism
vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, sulphuric acid(H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide
xanthic acidAny of a class of unstable organic acids containing sulphur
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishácido
Catalanàcid
Adjectivesacidhaving the characteristics / characteristics of an acid
Verbsacidifyturn acidic
acidify, acidulatemake sour or more sour
English > acid: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningstreet name for lysergic acid diethylamide.
Synonymsback breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen
Broaderlysergic acid diethylamide, LSDA powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
Spanishácido, ácido sulfúrico, dosis, Elvis, ilusión, inyección, Looney Toons, LSD, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, Superman, Zen
CatalanElvis

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