a boiled sweet with a sharp taste
a dye in which the chromophore is part of a negative ion usually applied from an acidic solution
(of bacteria and tissues ) resistant to decolorization by mineral acids after staining
a type of music, popular in the 1980s and 1990s, that combines jazz with genres such as funk, hip-hop, and electronic dance music
Acid rain is rain polluted by acid that has been released into the atmosphere from factories and other industrial processes. Acid rain is harmful to the environment .
a type of rock music characterized by electronically amplified bizarre instrumental effects
a salt formed by partial replacement of the acidic hydrogen atoms of the parent acid
a soil that gives a pH reaction of below about 6, found esp in cool moist areas where soluble bases are leached away
The acid test of something is an important aspect or result that it might have, which allows you to decide whether it is true or successful .
a psychedelic experience induced by ingesting the hallucinogen LSD
any acid that contains oxygen
an acid in which part or all of the oxygen atoms in the molecule have been replaced by sulfur atoms
a white odourless tasteless crystalline product of protein metabolism, present in the blood and urine ; 2,6,8-trihydroxypurine. Formula: C 5 H 4 N 4 O 3
Acetic acid is a colourless acid. It is the main substance in vinegar .
To attack a person or place means to try to hurt or damage them using physical violence .
a person taking or having taken LSD regularly and heavily, such that their psychological state has been affected
any derivative of carboxylic acid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced by a halogen atom
Acid house is a type of electronic dance music with a strong, repeated rhythm .
a number indicating the amount of free acid present in a substance, equal to the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize the free fatty acids present in one gram of fat or oil
resistant to the action of acid
the regurgitation of stomach acid into the oesophagus, causing heartburn
the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide required to neutralize the free fatty acid in one gram of a fat, oil, resin, etc
crystalline solid used in the preparation of nylon
Amino acids are substances containing nitrogen and hydrogen and which are found in proteins. Amino acids occur naturally in the body.
a white soluble weakly acid crystalline solid used in the manufacture of heat-resistant glass and porcelain enamels, as a fireproofing material, and as a mild antiseptic . Formula: H 3 BO 3
a colourless unstable water-soluble liquid used as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals. Formula: HBrO 3
a crystalline fatty acid, CH 3 (CH 2 ) 8 COOH, occurring as a glyceride in natural fats and oils, used in making artificial fruit flavors, perfumes, etc.
a white hygroscopic crystalline unstable oxidizing acid. Formula: H 2 SO 5
crystalline acid found in bile
Citric acid is a weak acid found in many kinds of fruit, especially citrus fruit such as oranges and lemons .
colourless poisonous volatile liquid acid
an amino acid found in shellfish that can cause food poisoning
crystalline fatty acid
any of a class of aliphatic carboxylic acids, such as palmitic acid, stearic acid, and oleic acid, that form part of a lipid molecule
Folic acid is one of the B group of vitamins. It is found in green vegetables and fruit .
a colourless corrosive liquid carboxylic acid found in some insects, esp ants, and many plants: used in dyeing textiles and the manufacture of insecticides and refrigerants . Formula: HCOOH
a colourless crystalline compound obtained from tannin : used as a tanning agent and in making inks, paper, and pyrogallol ; 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoic acid. Formula: C 6 H 2 (OH) 3 COOH
a brown powder consisting of organic acids, derived from humus
a colourless or pale yellow soluble crystalline substance that forms acidic aqueous solutions . Used as a reagent and disinfectant . Formula: HIO 3
Lactic acid is a type of acid which is found in sour milk and is also produced by your muscles when you have been exercising a lot .
a substance capable of accepting a pair of electrons from a base to form a covalent bond
sulphur-containing fatty acid
a colourless soluble crystalline substance used to synthesize other compounds. Formula: HOOCCH:CHCOOH
a colourless crystalline compound occurring in apples and other fruits . Formula : HOOCCH 2 CH(OH)COOH
colourless crystalline solid carboxylic acid
Nitric acid is a strong colourless acid containing nitrogen, hydrogen, and oxygen .
a colourless oily liquid unsaturated acid occurring, as the glyceride, in almost all natural fats used in making soaps, ointments, cosmetics, and lubricating oils. Formula: CH 3 (CH 2 ) 7 CH:CH(CH 2 ) 7 COOH
poisonous acid found in many plants