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ácido
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (vinegary)
a. acid
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Estas manzanas son para cocinar. Están muy ácidas para comer.These are cooking apples. They're too acid for eating.
b. sour
El sabor ácido del limón me crispó la cara.The sour taste of the lemon made me wince.
c. tart
Esta naranja está bastante ácida pero las demás están dulces.This orange is quite tart but the rest taste sweet.
d. sharp (wine)
Para mí, los vinos suaves son más fáciles de beber que los ácidos.For me, smooth wines are easier to drink than the sharp ones.
2. (acerbic)
a. caustic
Tus comentarios ácidos no ayudan en absoluto.Your caustic comments are not helping in the least.
b. acid
Su tono ácido dejaba claro que no estaba nada contento.His acid tone made it clear he was not at all pleased.
c. sharp
Hablaba con tono ácido, aunque no había sido su intención ofenderlo.Her tone was sharp, although she hadn't meant to offend him.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (chemistry)
a. acid
La primera definición química de los ácidos y las bases fue elaborada por Svante Arrhenius.The first chemical definition of acids and bases was made by Svante Arrhenius.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(drug)
a. acid
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Las alucinaciones psicodélicas son habituales si tomas ácido.You usually experience psychedelic hallucinations if you take acid.
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ácido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (bebida, sabor, carácter)
a. acid, sour
2. (chemistry)
a. acidic
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (chemistry)
a. acid
ácido desoxirribonucleicodeoxyribonucleic acid
ácido grasofatty acid
ácido sulfúricosulfuric acid
4. (colloquial)
a. acid
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ácido
adjective
1 [+sabor, olor] sour; acid
2
estar ácido (Latinoamérica) (fabuloso) to be great (familiar); be fabulous (familiar)
1 (Química) acid
ácido acético acetic acid
ácido ascórbico ascorbic acid
ácido carbólico carbolic acid
ácido carbónico carbonic acid
ácido cianhídrico hydrocyanic acid
ácido clorhídrico hydrochloric acid
ácido lisérgico lysergic acid
ácido nicotínico nicotinic acid
ácido nítrico nitric acid
ácido nitroso nitrous acid
ácido nucleico nucleic acid
ácido oxálico oxalic acid
ácido ribonucleico ribonucleic acid
ácido sulfúrico sulphuric acid
ácido úrico uric acid
2 (droga) LSD; acid (familiar); (pastilla) acid tab (familiar); LSD tab (familiar)
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