acid
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acid(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (chemistry)
a. el ácido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
By adding an acid to a base of opposite pH, the solution is neutralized.Al añadir un ácido a una base de pH contrario, la solución se neutraliza.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(narcotic)
a. el ácido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
We all dropped acid before the Grateful Dead reunion show, and we had the best trip, man.Todos tomamos ácido antes del concierto de reunión de los Grafteful Dead y, tío, pegamos el mejor de los viajes.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (relating to acid)
a. ácido
I think the sauce still could use some more acid flavor. Let's add some vinegar.Me parece que a la salsa le vendría bien un poco más de sabor ácido. Vamos a echarle un poco de vinagre.
b. agrio
Every substance which tastes acid is an acid from the chemical point of view.Cualquier sustancia de sabor agrio es un ácido desde el punto de vista químico.
4. (cutting)
a. agrio
"No one's going to read your sad excuse for a novel," Jim said with an acid voice."Nadie va a leer tu deplorable novela", dijo Jim con voz agria.
b. mordaz
She pretended to be unperturbed by her brother's acid remark.Fingió que el comentario mordaz de su hermano no la perturbaba.
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acid
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (chemical)
a. el ácido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a. el ácido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(lsd)
acid houseacid house m
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (chemical, taste)
a. ácido(a)
acid rainlluvia ácida
4. (fig)
a.
acid testprueba de fuego
5. (tone, remark)
a. sarcástico(a)
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acid [ˈæsɪd]
noun
1 (Chem) ácido (m)
2 (drug) ácido (informal) (m)
to drop acid consumir ácido
adjective
1 (not alkaline) [+soil, food, conditions] ácido
2 (sharp, bitter) [+fruit, taste] ácido
these oranges are very acid
3 [+remark, tone] mordaz; [+voice] agrio; mordaz
to have an acid tongue tener la lengua viperina
acid green trousers the spare bedroom has acid-yellow walls
modifier
acid drops (n) (Britain) caramelos (m) ácidos
acid green (n) verde (m) limón
Why was there that passing fad for acid green?
acid head (n) (Drugs) adictoaadicta (m) (f) al ácido;a adicta
acid house (music) (n) música (f) acid
acid house illustrates how the way music is made is changing
acid house party (n) fiesta (f) acid
acid rain (n) lluvia (f) ácida
acid rock (n) (Mús) rock (m) acid
the acid test (n) la prueba de fuego; la prueba decisiva
acid yellow (n) amarillo (m) limón
Acid yellow can give an instant deathly pallor to anyone with less than Mediterranean colouring
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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