Acid

All possible synonyms of the word Acid as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acid

Definition

  • having the characteristics of an acid; "an acid reaction"

Synonyms

  • acid

Similar to

  • acidic: being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)

Topic domains

  • chemistry, chemical science: the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Acidic, acid, acidulent, acidulous

Definition

  • being sour to the taste

Synonyms

  • acidic
  • acid
  • acidulent
  • acidulous

Similar to

  • sour: having a sharp biting taste

Acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic

Definition

  • harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"; "a vitriolic critique"

Synonyms

  • acerb
  • acerbic
  • acid
  • acrid
  • bitter
  • blistering
  • caustic
  • sulfurous
  • sulphurous
  • virulent
  • vitriolic

Similar to

  • unpleasant: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"

Acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen

Definition

  • street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

Synonyms

  • acid
  • back breaker
  • battery-acid
  • dose
  • dot
  • Elvis
  • loony toons
  • Lucy in the sky with diamonds
  • pane
  • superman
  • window pane
  • Zen

Hypernyms

  • lysergic acid diethylamide, LSD: a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid

Acid

Definition

  • 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

  • acid

Hypernyms

  • compound, chemical compound: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Hyponyms

  • alkapton, alcapton, homogentisic acid: an acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine
  • arsenic acid: an acid formed from arsenic pentoxide
  • cerotic acid, hexacosanoic acid: a white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)
  • chloric acid: (HClO3) a strong unstable acid with an acrid odor found in chlorate salts
  • chlorous acid: (HClO2) a strongly oxidizing acid; known only in solution
  • monobasic acid: an acid containing only one replaceable hydrogen atom per molecule
  • dibasic acid: an acid containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
  • tribasic acid: an acid containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
  • tetrabasic acid: an acid containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
  • fulminic acid: (CNOH) an unstable acid occurring mainly in the form of explosive salts and esters that is isomeric with cyanic acid
  • gamma acid: a crystalline acid used to make azo dyes
  • hydriodic acid: (HI) a colorless or yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide; "hydriodic acid is a strong acid"
  • hydrocyanic acid, prussic acid: a solution of hydrogen cyanide in water; weak solutions are used in fumigating and in the synthesis of organic compounds
  • hydroxy acid: any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself
  • hyponitrous acid: an explosive white crystalline weak acid (H2N2O2)
  • lysergic acid: a crystalline acid often used in medical research; obtained from ergotic alkaloids
  • manganic acid: a dibasic acid (H2MnO4) found only in solution and in manganate salts
  • methacrylic acid, 2-methylpropenoic acid: an unsaturated acid (C4H6O2) used to make resins and plastics
  • selenic acid: a strong acid (H2SeO4) analogous to sulfuric acid
  • sulfonic acid, sulphonic acid: an acid derived from sulphuric acid
  • titanic acid: a white weak acid that is a hydrated form of titanium dioxide
  • perchloric acid: a powerful oxidizing agent; forms perchlorates
  • carboxylic acid: an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
  • aminobenzoic acid: a derivative of benzoic acid
  • nitric acid, aqua fortis: acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
  • nitrous acid: an unstable inorganic acid known only in solution and as nitrite salts
  • aqua regia, nitrohydrochloric acid: a yellow fuming corrosive mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acid that dissolves metals (including gold)
  • barbituric acid, malonylurea: a white crystalline acid derived from pyrimidine; used in preparing barbiturate drugs
  • lansoprazole, Prevacid: antacid (trade name Prevacid) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
  • boric acid, boracic acid: any of various acids containing boron and oxygen
  • boric acid, orthoboric acid: a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative
  • bromic acid: an unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent
  • carbamic acid: an acid that is known only by virtue of its salts (as ammonium carbamate) or its esters (as urethane)
  • carbolic acid, phenol, hydroxybenzene, oxybenzene, phenylic acid: a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally
  • carbonic acid: a weak acid known only in solution; formed when carbon dioxide combines with water
  • chromic acid: an unstable acid known only in solution and as chromate salts
  • citric acid: a weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits); used as a flavoring agent
  • cyanamide, cyanamid: a weak soluble dibasic acid (the parent acid of cyanamide salts)
  • cyanic acid: a colorless poisonous volatile liquid acid that hydrolyzes readily to ammonia and carbon dioxide
  • cyanuric acid: a trimer of cyanic acid
  • ferricyanic acid: a brown unstable acid formed from ferricyanide
  • ferrocyanic acid: a white unstable acid formed from ferrocyanide salts
  • fluoroboric acid: an acid of fluorine and boron
  • fluosilicic acid, hydrofluosilicic acid: an unstable poisonous corrosive acid known primarily in the form of its salts
  • formic acid: a colorless pungent fuming vesicatory liquid acid HCOOH found naturally in ants and many plants or made catalytically from carbon monoxide and steam; used in finishing textiles and paper and in the manufacture of insecticides and fumigants
  • fumaric acid: a colorless crystalline acid with a fruity taste; used in making polyester resins
  • gallic acid: a colorless crystalline acid obtained from tannin
  • glyceric acid: a syrupy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde
  • glycolic acid, glycollic acid, hydroxyacetic acid: a translucent crystalline compound found in sugar cane and sugar beets and unripe grapes
  • hydrobromic acid: an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide that is a strong liquid acid
  • hydrochloric acid, chlorohydric acid: an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride; a strongly corrosive acid
  • hydrogen chloride: a colorless corrosive gas (HCl)
  • hydrofluoric acid: a weak poisonous liquid acid; formed by solution of hydrogen fluoride in water
  • hydroiodic acid: an acid formed by aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide
  • hypochlorous acid: a weak unstable acid known only in solution and in its salts; used as a bleaching agent and as an oxidizing agent
  • iodic acid: a soluble crystalline acid; used as a reagent and disinfectant
  • isocyanic acid: an acid known only in the form of its esters
  • itaconic acid: a crystalline carboxylic acid; occurs in some fermentations of sugars
  • maleic acid: a colorless crystalline compound found in unripe fruit (such as apples or tomatoes or cherries) and used mainly to make polyester resins
  • oxalacetic acid, oxaloacetic acid: an acid formed by oxidation of maleic acid (as in metabolism of fats and carbohydrates)
  • oxalic acid, ethanedioic acid: a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis
  • oxyacid, oxygen acid: any acid that contains oxygen
  • pantothenic acid, pantothen: a vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods
  • para aminobenzoic acid, PABA: a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
  • pectic acid: a complex acid that occurs in ripe fruit and some vegetables
  • permanganic acid: an unstable purple acid (HMnO4) known only in solution or of permanganate salts
  • phthalic acid: a colorless acid used to make dyes and perfumes
  • picric acid: a yellow toxic highly explosive strong acid; used in high explosives and as a dye and in chemical reactions
  • pyruvic acid: a colorless acid formed as an important intermediate in metabolism or fermentation
  • dichromic acid: the hypothetical acid (H2Cr2O7) from which dichromates are derived; known only in solution and in the form of dichromate salts
  • silicic acid: a jellylike substance (hydrated silica)
  • sulfanilic acid, sulphanilic acid: a crystalline acid made from aniline and used as a dye
  • thiocyanic acid: an unstable acid that can be obtained by distilling a thiocyanate salt
  • toluic acid: an isomeric acid derived from toluene
  • triphosphoric acid: an acid that is a partial anhydride of three molecules of phosphoric acid; known chiefly in the form of its salts and esters
  • undecylenic acid: an acid that is a component of perspiration
  • uric acid: a white tasteless odorless crystalline product of protein metabolism; found in the blood and urine
  • vitriol, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, sulphuric acid: (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
  • xanthic acid: any of a class of unstable organic acids containing sulphur

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