acid

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See also: ACID and àcid

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Etymology[edit]

From French acide, from Latin acidus (sour, acid), from aceō (I am sour).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈæs.ɪd/
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  • Hyphenation: a‧cid

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acid (comparative more acid, superlative most acid)

  1. Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the taste of vinegar.
    acid fruits or liquors
  2. (figuratively) Sour-tempered.
    • A. Trollope
      He was stern and his face as acid as ever.
  3. Of or pertaining to an acid; acidic.
  4. (music) Denoting a musical genre that is a distortion (as if hallucinogenic) of an existing genre, as in acid house, acid jazz, acid rock.

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acid (plural acids)

  1. A sour substance.
  2. (chemistry) Any of several classes of compound having the following properties:-
    1. Any of a class of water-soluble compounds, having sour taste, that turn blue litmus red, and react with some metals to liberate hydrogen, and with bases to form salts.
    2. Any compound that easily donates protons; a Brønsted acid
    3. Any compound that can accept a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond; a Lewis acid
  3. (slang) lysergic acid diethylamide

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Etymology[edit]

From French acide, from Latin acidus (sour, acid).

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acid 4 nom/acc forms

  1. acid, acidic

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acid m (plural acizi)

  1. acid

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