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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

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

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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Kligerman says to take a tablet or two with any acidy food or beverage, or sprinkle the granulate into coffee, cola or sauces.
Palate: Soft, medium-bodied revealing coconut, egg cream, white chocolate, marzipan, vanilla, and black licorice with medium acidy.
From the Rothschild property in the south: Chateau Aussieres Aussieres Chardonnay, Vin de pays d'OC; Fresh, clean fruit flavors, nice minerality and balanced acidy.
Found by Marcus Scott at Warp through the video-sharing site, the acidy sound of "Township Funk" makes perfect sense for the label, and they picked up the track from Sheer Music, a South African venture mostly devoted to licensing foreign artists like MAW for the domestic market.
Claims of "Arabica superiority" such as "acidity" or "less caffeine" are cliches: Many consumers enjoy less acidy coffees, and many Robustas have a low caffeine content, some even are naturally decaffeinated.
Anne said: "We thought it tasted too much of minerals, was quite salty and possibly even a bit acidy.
They've kept the pH a little low, a little acidy," said Tom Conti.
Their ratings also may have suffered from the tendency of American cuppers to hold to a single kind of coffee ideal - the boldly acidy, high-toned profiles of high-grown Central America and Kenya coffees.
Blind assessment: A complex, subtly nuanced coffee, light-bodied but softly and sweetly acidy, embellished with fruit and pronounced chocolate tones.
It tastes crisp and acidy with some very pleasing fruit overtones.
Essentially, rather than a transparently classic, acidy cup of drip coffee, George is proposing a transparently classic, sweet, round, resonant demitasse of espresso.
The most respected coffees in the world - Kenyas, the best Guatemalas, and Costa Ricas - are high-grown and vibrant with distinctively toned versions of the acidy sensation.