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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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The supplier made such statements as Helps neutralize acidy foods.
The acidy pulp leeched into Sam's tongue and the sourness locked his jaw.
Three exquisite spoken-word pieces --A Barrio Trilogy Plus-- featuring the theatrical troupe Culture Clash along with Cuban jazz pianist Omar Sosa - pay homage to East Los Angeles and the San Francisco Mission with a bittersweet blue funk filled with acidy harmonic edges.
Caffeine and carbonated bubbles can trigger "refluxing," in which a sphincter muscle allows the acidy contents of the upper stomach to back up and irritate portions of the respiratory tract, including the throat and ears.
And the animals don't mind the pads' spines or the acidy juice inside.
Abbirose: You had to have some plasma today because your blood was a little bit acidy.
Figure 15: Folgers Simply Smooth Coffee provides consumers with a milder strength coffee to cater for those consumers who find coffee too acidy 52
But he notes that more sophisticated guests "ask for a rose with body and a structured and crisp acidy.
You get that higher alpha dry hop, almost acidy in the nose, you can feel the burn.
Though Orley's Wild Honey sweater is an acidy swirl of color that looks crocheted by stoners, it, like all Orley duds, requires a deceptive amount of craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technology to produce.
Thus, the content of titratable acids, the acidity, increased initially during a storage time of three months and then the acidy levels started to decline and finished at the starting level.
There's a decent original vocal mix, with throbbing bassline and bouncy acidy keys, but the winners here are the Tiger Stripes' raw remixes that strip it back, with minimal beats and a powerful resonating vocal over the top.
Rich and viscous with mouth-filling flavors of melon, fig and toasted oak; beautifully balanced with crisp acidy providing a multi-layered lengthy finish.
Acidy and lemony, tomatillos can be cut and eaten right away in salads or gazpacho.