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Definition 1: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for acid in the sense of this definition

(acid is a kind of ...) a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid

Definition 2: any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt - [noun denoting substance]

(acid is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

(... is a kind of acid ) any of a class of unstable organic acids containing sulphur

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless corrosive gas (HCl)

(... is a kind of acid ) a weak poisonous liquid acid; formed by solution of hydrogen fluoride in water

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid formed by aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide

(... is a kind of acid ) a weak unstable acid known only in solution and in its salts; used as a bleaching agent and as an oxidizing agent

(... is a kind of acid ) a soluble crystalline acid; used as a reagent and disinfectant

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid known only in the form of its esters

(... is a kind of acid ) a crystalline carboxylic acid; occurs in some fermentations of sugars

(... is a kind of acid ) an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride; a strongly corrosive acid

(... is a kind of acid ) an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide that is a strong liquid acid

(... is a kind of acid ) a translucent crystalline compound found in sugar cane and sugar beets and unripe grapes

(... is a kind of acid ) a syrupy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless crystalline acid obtained from tannin

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless crystalline acid with a fruity taste; used in making polyester resins

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless pungent fuming vesicatory liquid acid HCOOH found naturally in ants and many plants or made catalytically from carbon monoxide and steam; used in finishing textiles and paper and in the manufacture of insecticides and fumigants

(... is a kind of acid ) an unstable poisonous corrosive acid known primarily in the form of its salts

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid of fluorine and boron

(... is a kind of acid ) a white unstable acid formed from ferrocyanide salts

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless crystalline compound found in unripe fruit (such as apples or tomatoes or cherries) and used mainly to make polyester resins

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid formed by oxidation of maleic acid (as in metabolism of fats and carbohydrates)

(... is a kind of acid ) a jellylike substance (hydrated silica)

(... is a kind of acid ) a crystalline acid made from aniline and used as a dye

(... is a kind of acid ) an unstable acid that can be obtained by distilling a thiocyanate salt

(... is a kind of acid ) an isomeric acid derived from toluene

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid that is a partial anhydride of three molecules of phosphoric acid; known chiefly in the form of its salts and esters

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid that is a component of perspiration

(... is a kind of acid ) a white tasteless odorless crystalline product of protein metabolism; found in the blood and urine

(... is a kind of acid ) (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry

(... is a kind of acid ) the hypothetical acid (H2Cr2O7) from which dichromates are derived; known only in solution and in the form of dichromate salts

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless acid formed as an important intermediate in metabolism or fermentation

(... is a kind of acid ) a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis

(... is a kind of acid ) any acid that contains oxygen

(... is a kind of acid ) a vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods

(... is a kind of acid ) a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers

(... is a kind of acid ) a complex acid that occurs in ripe fruit and some vegetables

(... is a kind of acid ) an unstable purple acid (HMnO4) known only in solution or of permanganate salts

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless acid used to make dyes and perfumes

(... is a kind of acid ) a yellow toxic highly explosive strong acid; used in high explosives and as a dye and in chemical reactions

(... is a kind of acid ) a brown unstable acid formed from ferricyanide

(... is a kind of acid ) a trimer of cyanic acid

(... is a kind of acid ) a colorless poisonous volatile liquid acid that hydrolyzes readily to ammonia and carbon dioxide

(... is a kind of acid ) an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics

(... is a kind of acid ) a dibasic acid (H2MnO4) found only in solution and in manganate salts

(... is a kind of acid ) a crystalline acid often used in medical research; obtained from ergotic alkaloids

(... is a kind of acid ) an explosive white crystalline weak acid (H2N2O2)

(... is a kind of acid ) any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself

(... is a kind of acid ) a solution of hydrogen cyanide in water; weak solutions are used in fumigating and in the synthesis of organic compounds

(... is a kind of acid ) (HI) a colorless or yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide

"hydriodic acid is a strong acid"

(... is a kind of acid ) a crystalline acid used to make azo dyes

(... is a kind of acid ) (CNOH) an unstable acid occurring mainly in the form of explosive salts and esters that is isomeric with cyanic acid

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid containing only one replaceable hydrogen atom per molecule

(... is a kind of acid ) (HClO2) a strongly oxidizing acid; known only in solution

(... is a kind of acid ) (HClO3) a strong unstable acid with an acrid odor found in chlorate salts

(... is a kind of acid ) a white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid formed from arsenic pentoxide

(... is a kind of acid ) a strong acid (H2SeO4) analogous to sulfuric acid

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid derived from sulphuric acid

(... is a kind of acid ) a white weak acid that is a hydrated form of titanium dioxide

(... is a kind of acid ) a weak soluble dibasic acid (the parent acid of cyanamide salts)

(... is a kind of acid ) a weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits); used as a flavoring agent

(... is a kind of acid ) an unstable acid known only in solution and as chromate salts

(... is a kind of acid ) a weak acid known only in solution; formed when carbon dioxide combines with water

(... is a kind of acid ) a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid that is known only by virtue of its salts (as ammonium carbamate) or its esters (as urethane)

(... is a kind of acid ) an unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent

(... is a kind of acid ) a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative

(... is a kind of acid ) any of various acids containing boron and oxygen

(... is a kind of acid ) antacid (trade name Prevacid) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach

(... is a kind of acid ) a white crystalline acid derived from pyrimidine; used in preparing barbiturate drugs

(... is a kind of acid ) a yellow fuming corrosive mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acid that dissolves metals (including gold)

(... is a kind of acid ) an unstable inorganic acid known only in solution and as nitrite salts

(... is a kind of acid ) acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels

(... is a kind of acid ) a derivative of benzoic acid

(... is a kind of acid ) an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups

(... is a kind of acid ) a powerful oxidizing agent; forms perchlorates

(... is a kind of acid ) an acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine

Definition 3: having the characteristics of an acid - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where acid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an acid reaction

(acid is similar to ...) being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)

(acid belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 4: being sour to the taste - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for acid in the sense of this definition

(acid is similar to ...) having a sharp biting taste

Definition 5: harsh or corrosive in tone - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where acid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
  • a barrage of acid comments
  • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
  • bitter words
  • blistering criticism
  • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
  • a sulfurous denunciation
  • a vitriolic critique

Synonyms for acid in the sense of this definition

(acid is similar to ...) offensive or disagreeable; causing discomfort or unhappiness

"an unpleasant personality" "unpleasant repercussions" "unpleasant odors"

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