Adjective "Acid" Definition and Examples




    1. Chemistry. a compound usually having a sour taste and capable of neutralizing alkalis and reddening blue litmus paper, containing hydrogen that can be replaced by a metal or an electropositive group to form a salt, or containing an atom that can accept a pair of electrons from a base. Acids are proton donors that yield hydronium ions in water solution, or electron-pair acceptors that combine with electron-pair donors or bases.

    2. a substance with a sour taste.

    3. something, as a remar


    "waters can be acid in natures."

    "plants can be acid in collaborations."

    "faces can be acid with disapprovals."

    "rains can be acid."

    "secretions can be acid."

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