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Definitions of acid:

part of speech: noun

A sour substance, usually liquid; that which combines with a base to form a salt.

part of speech: noun

A sour substance: ( chem.) one of a class of substances, usually sour, which turn vegetable dyes to red, and combine with alkalies, metallic oxides, etc., to form salts.

part of speech: adjective

Sour, and sharp or biting to the taste, as vinegar.

part of speech: noun

Something which causes sourness to the taste.

part of speech: adjective

Sour; sharp; biting to the taste.

part of speech: adjective

Sharp: sour.

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