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Chemistry adjective Relating or referring to an acid, acidic
noun
(1) A chemical that can accept a pair of electrons or donate a proton
(2) Any usually water-soluble compound that donates a hydrogen ion—H+—or proton in a chemical reaction, or can accept a pair of electrons and combine with metals to form salts
Drug slang LSD

acids

compounds yielding hydrogen ions (H+) in polar solvents (e.g. water), of pH<7
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Summerlee declared, with an acid smile, that he fully appreciated the difference between the Thames and the Amazon, which lay in the fact that any assertion about the former could be tested, while about the latter it could not.
Recklessly she took a mouthful of the cold tea that had been steeped so long that it was like acid in her mouth, and recklessly, under the eye of her sister-in-law, she swallowed it and the rest of the cupful.
This Miggs was a tall young lady, very much addicted to pattens in private life; slender and shrewish, of a rather uncomfortable figure, and though not absolutely ill-looking, of a sharp and acid visage.
Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT): Nucleic acid-based amplification test.
Dietary intake of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids and the risk of prostate cancer.
However, the amino acids in living organisms are all lefties.
Table 61: EU Exports of Acetic Acids, its Salts and Acetic
It will soon be possible to commercially produce oil crops that contain desirable proportions of specific fatty acids.
So far, they don't know exactly why unsaturated fatty acids tend to lower blood cholesterol levels.
What factors might determine saliva's effect on these acids in your mouth?
Our results and preliminary studies reported by others support an essential role for omega-3 fatty acids in normal eye and brain development," says Ricardo Uauy, of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
The question that scientists want to answer is whether the natural acids now found in almost every skin care cream on the market may actually promote skin cancer.