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English

Etymology

From French acide, or [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] acidus (sour), from acidēre (to be sour).

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Adjective

acid (not comparable)

Positive
acid

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the taste of vinegar.
    acid fruits or liquors
  2. (figuratively) Sour-tempered.
  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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Noun

Singular
acid

Plural
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  1. A sour substance.
  2. (chemistry) 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.
  3. (chemistry) Any compound that easily donates protons.
    A compound that easily donates protons is an acid according to Brønsted's definition.
  4. (chemistry) Any compound that can accept a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond.
    A compound that easily accepts an electron pair is an acid according to the definition of Lewis.
  5. (slang) Commonly used shortened form of the drug lysergic acid diethylamide, lysergic acid or LSD.

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Romanian

Etymology

From French acide, [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] acidus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

acid 4 nom/acc forms

  1. acid, acidic

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Noun

acid m. (plural acizi)

  1. acid

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