Meaning of ACID in English

ACID

(~s)

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

1.

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

...citric ~...

N-MASS

2.

An ~ substance contains ~.

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

ADJ

~ity

...the ~ity of rainwater.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N of n

3.

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

N-UNCOUNT

4.

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

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