Meaning of ACID in English

ACID

transcription, транскрипция: [ æsɪd ]

( acids)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

An acid is a chemical substance, usually a liquid, which contains hydrogen and can react with other substances to form salts. Some acids burn or dissolve other substances that they come into contact with.

...citric acid...

N-MASS

2.

An acid substance contains acid.

These shrubs must have an acid, lime-free soil.

ADJ

• acid‧ity

...the acidity of rainwater.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N of n

3.

The drug LSD is sometimes referred to as acid . ( INFORMAL )

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4.

see also amino acid , hydrochloric acid , nitric acid , nucleic acid , sulphuric acid

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