acid acid  /ˈæ səd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
  3. (adj) harsh or corrosive in tone
  4. (adj) being sour to the taste
  5. (adj) having the characteristics of an acid

Usage(s):

  1. A policeman blocks off part of a street in Hong Kong's crowded shopping district of Mongkok on June 9, 2009 after an acid attack There's a good reason for the thin crowds.
  2. Then her husband threw sulfuric acid on her face, chest and thighs.
  3. A new study overturns the long-held practice of treating chronic asthma patients with medication for acid reflux.

News

  1. Florida woman arrested for throwing acid in victim's face

    Police said surveillance video shows 39-year-old Melissa Diane Egbert throwing acid onto the unidentified victim's face, then jumping into a car and driving off.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Florida Woman Charged with Throwing Acid on Victim

    Muriatic acid, also known as hydrochloric acid, is used for cleaning concrete, tile and other hard surfaces
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WCTV Tallahassee

  3. Nitric acid leak reported on UK campus

    A nitric acid leak that occurred Saturday at the University of Kentucky Health Sciences Research Bui
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

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Quotes

  1. "The debates over acid rain to a certain extent have been resolved," said Spitzer, a Democrat. "Carbon is the real issue now. Do we have to move away from all fossil fuels? These are tough issues, from a policy standpoint and an economic...
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Forbes

  2. "Rotten butter is butyric acid as orange juice is citric acid ...... beer is more acidic," Watson told The Associated Press by satellite phone from his ship. "Our tactics are designed to not hurt anybody, so we make the deck as slippery as...
    on Dec 26, 2008 By: Paul Watson Source: FOXNews

  3. "It's not the acid test but we know that given his abilities and understanding of play over the last third of the field I think he'll get us goals," Ferguson added.
    on Jul 26, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: AFP

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