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1. acid

noun. ['ˈæsəd'] 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.

Synonyms

  • carbonic acid
  • hydroxy acid
  • phthalic acid
  • chlorohydric acid
  • iodic acid
  • tribasic acid
  • sulfanilic acid
  • hyponitrous acid
  • barbituric acid
  • para aminobenzoic acid
  • tetrabasic acid
  • oxygen acid
  • alkapton
  • oxybenzene
  • cyanamid
  • triphosphoric acid
  • homogentisic acid
  • malonylurea
  • lysergic acid
  • thiocyanic acid
  • methacrylic acid
  • manganic acid
  • silicic acid
  • oxalacetic acid
  • glycollic acid
  • perchloric acid
  • oxalic acid
  • oil of vitriol
  • sulphanilic acid
  • oxaloacetic acid
  • sulfonic acid
  • alcapton
  • 2-methylpropenoic acid
  • oxyacid
  • sulphonic acid
  • toluic acid
  • cyanic acid
  • monobasic acid
  • hexacosanoic acid
  • lansoprazole
  • chemical compound
  • formic acid
  • aqua regia
  • vitriol
  • hydrogen chloride
  • permanganic acid
  • carbolic acid
  • hydrofluoric acid
  • phenol
  • fumaric acid
  • hydriodic acid
  • pyruvic acid
  • pantothen
  • aminobenzoic acid
  • uric acid
  • PABA
  • orthoboric acid
  • ferricyanic acid
  • pantothenic acid
  • xanthic acid
  • hydroxybenzene
  • citric acid
  • gallic acid
  • hydrofluosilicic acid
  • hydroiodic acid
  • carboxylic acid
  • hydroxyacetic acid
  • dichromic acid
  • isocyanic acid
  • fulminic acid
  • cerotic acid
  • fluoroboric acid
  • glycolic acid
  • picric acid
  • compound
  • glyceric acid
  • cyanuric acid
  • sulfuric acid
  • titanic acid
  • hydrocyanic acid
  • gamma acid
  • cyanamide
  • bromic acid
  • hypochlorous acid
  • selenic acid
  • chlorous acid
  • sulphuric acid
  • phenylic acid
  • aqua fortis
  • hydrochloric acid
  • maleic acid
  • chloric acid
  • pectic acid
  • nitrohydrochloric acid
  • nitrous acid
  • nitric acid
  • itaconic acid
  • Prevacid
  • chromic acid
  • hydrobromic acid
  • prussic acid
  • carbamic acid
  • ferrocyanic acid
  • fluosilicic acid
  • boric acid
  • arsenic acid
  • undecylenic acid
  • boracic acid
  • dibasic acid

Antonyms

  • unpleasantness
  • palatable
  • inoffensive
  • cold

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

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Rhymes with Acid

  • prasad
  • massad
  • casad

How do you pronounce acid?

Pronounce acid as ˈæsəd.

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Sentences with acid


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fatty acid supplements sometimes help, as your cat may not get enough through his regular diet.

2. Adjective
Following boric acid poisoning, people may develop red, irritated patches of skin across the body 1.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
For mold and stains, a weak muriatic acid solution can be used to clean them.

4. Noun, plural
Hudson explains that low levels of folic acid can cause precancerous or cancerous lesions to form on your cervix.

Quotes about acid


1. Life has evolved to thrive in environments that are extreme only by our limited human standards: in the boiling battery acid of Yellowstone hot springs, in the cracks of permanent ice sheets, in the cooling waters of nuclear reactors, miles beneath the Earth's crust, in pure salt crystals, and inside the rocks of the dry valleys of Antarctica.
- Jill Tarter

2. Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Heres Tom with the Weather.
- Bill Hicks

3. I've never done acid, finding it hard to go willingly to a place that could be frightening, hellish, and totally beyond my control. A place much like high school.
- Libba Bray

2. acid-tasting

adjective. having a sour acidic taste.

Synonyms

  • sour-tasting

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • sweet

3. acid-loving

adjective. thriving in a relatively acidic environment (especially of plants requiring a pH well below 7).

Synonyms

  • aciduric
  • acidophilous

4. acid-fast

adjective. not easily decolorized by acid solutions; pertains to micro-organisms (especially the tubercle bacillus that causes tuberculosis).

Synonyms

  • imperviable

Antonyms

  • permeable
  • receptive

5. acid-wash

verb. wash with acid so as to achieve a bleached look.

Synonyms

  • launder

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • handwash

6. acid-forming

adjective. yielding an acid in aqueous solution.

Antonyms

  • alkaline

7. acid

adjective. ['ˈæsəd'] harsh or corrosive in tone.

Synonyms

  • vitriolic
  • acerbic
  • unpleasant
  • sulphurous
  • bitter
  • sulfurous
  • blistering
  • acrid
  • acerb
  • virulent

Antonyms

  • rough
  • smooth
  • simple
  • decrease

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

8. acid

adjective. ['ˈæsəd'] having the characteristics of an acid.

Antonyms

  • alkaline

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

9. acid

adjective. ['ˈæsəd'] being sour to the taste.

Synonyms

  • sour
  • acidulous
  • acidic

Antonyms

  • disintegrate
  • analyze
  • take away
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

10. acid

noun. ['ˈæsəd'] street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.

Synonyms

  • dot
  • superman
  • Elvis
  • loony toons
  • Lucy in the sky with diamonds
  • window pane
  • lysergic acid diethylamide
  • back breaker
  • Zen
  • LSD
  • pane
  • dose

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • constructive
  • good-natured
  • nice

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)
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