Acid vs Dead - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between acid and dead

is that acid is acid (a food with a sharp taste) while dead is tooth.

As an adjective acid

is acid; sour; tart (having a sharp taste such as that of vinegar or a lemon).

acid

English

(wikipedia acid)

Adjective

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  • Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the taste of vinegar.
  • :
  • (lb) Sour-tempered.
  • *(Anthony Trollope) (1815-1882)
  • *:He was stern and his face as acid as ever.
  • *
  • *:Little disappointed, then, she turned attention to "Chat of the Social World," gossip which exercised potent fascination upon the girl's intelligence. She devoured with more avidity than she had her food those pretentiously phrased chronicles of the snobocracy […] distilling therefrom an acid envy that robbed her napoleon of all its savour.
  • Of or pertaining to an acid; acidic.
  • (lb) Denoting a musical genre that is a distortion (as if hallucinogenic) of an existing genre, as in acid house, acid jazz, acid rock.
  • Synonyms

    * acidic

    Antonyms

    * alkaline * base

    Noun

  • A sour substance.
  • (chemistry) Any of several classes of compound having the following properties:-
  • # Any of a class of water-soluble compounds, having sour taste, that turn blue litmus red, and react with some metals to liberate hydrogen, and with bases to form salts.
  • # Any compound that easily donates protons; a
  • # Any compound that can accept a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond; a Lewis acid
  • (slang) lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
  • Antonyms

    * alkali * base

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * acid rain * acid test * acid-base equilibrium * acid-base indicator * acid-fast * acidhead * acid house * acidic * acidify * acidimeter * acidity * acid jazz * acidly * acidophile / acidophilic * acidosis * acidulate * acidulous * acetic acid * acetylsalicylic acid * acid of air * acid of amber * acid of ants * acid of apples * acid of lemon * acid of milk * acid of salt * acid of sugar * acrylic acid * adipic acid * alginic acid * alpha-hydroxy acid * amino acid * arachidic acid * arachidonic acid * arsenic acid * ascorbic acid * aspartic acid * benzoic acid * bile acid * boric acid * bromic acid * butyric acid * capric acid * caproic acid * caprylic acid * carbamic acid * carbolic acid, phenol * carbonic acid * carboxylic acid * cerotic acid * chloric acid * cholic acid * chromic acid * citric acid * conjugate acid * connorstictic acid * consalazinic acid * constictic acid * convirensic acid * crotonic acid * cryptostictic acid * cyanic acid * cyanuric acid * cyclamic acid * deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA * erucic acid * ethanoic acid * fatty acid * folic acid * formic acid * fulminic acid * fumaric acid * fumarprotocetraric acid * galbinic acid * gibberellic acid * gluconic acid * glutamic acid * glyceric acid * glycolic acid * humic acid * hydriodic acid * hydrobromic acid * hydrochloric acid * hydrocyanic acid * hydrofluoric acid * hydrosulphurous acid * hydroxy acid * hypobromous acid * hypochlorous acid * hypofluorous acid * hypohalous acid * hypoiodous acid * hypophosphorous acid * hyposalazinic acid * hypostietic acid * hyposulphurous acid * indoleacetic acid * isobutyric acid * ketipic acid * lactic acid * lauric acid * Lewis acid * linoleic acid * linolenic acid * lysergic acid * maleic acid * malic acid * malonic acid * margaric acid * metaphosphoric acid * methacrylic acid * mucic acid * muriatic acid * myristic acid * nicotinic acid * nitric acid * nitrous acid * norisonotatic acid * norstictic acid * nucleic acid * oleic acid * * * osmic acid * oxaloacetic acid * oxalic acid * palmitic acid * pantothenic acid * pectic acid * pelargonic acid * perchloric acid * periodic acid * permanganic acid * petroselinic acid * phosphoric acid * phosphorous acid * phthalic acid * picric acid * propanoic acid * propionic acid * protocetraric acid * prussic acid * pyrogallic acid * pyrophosphoric acid * pyruvic acid * racemic acid * retinoic acid * ribonucleic acid, RNA * ricinoleic acid * salazinic acid * salicylic acid * sebacic acid * selenic acid * silicic acid * stearic acid * stictic acid * suberic acid * succinic acid * sulphonic acid, sulfonic acid * sulphuric acid, sulfuric acid * sulphurous acid, sulfurous acid * tannic acid * tantalic acid * tartaric acid * telluric acid * thiocyanic acid * thiosulphuric acid, thiosulfuric acid * titanic acid * toluic acid * trans fatty acid * tungstic acid * undecilenic acid * uric acid * usnic acid * valeric acid * vanadic acid * virensic acid

    See also

    * acerbic * acro- * pH

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    dead

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (not comparable) No longer living.
  • All of my grandparents are dead .
  • (hyperbole) Figuratively, not alive; lacking life
  • * 1600 , (William Shakespeare), (As You Like It) , Act III, Scene 3:
  • When a man's verses cannot be understood, nor a man's good wit seconded with the forward child, understanding, it strikes a man more dead than a great reckoning in a little room.
  • (of another person) So hated that they are absolutely ignored.
  • He is dead to me.
  • Without emotion.
  • She stood with dead face and limp arms, unresponsive to my plea.
  • Stationary; static.
  • the dead''' load on the floor''; ''a '''dead lift .
  • Without interest to one of the senses; dull; flat.
  • dead''' air''; ''a '''dead glass of soda .
  • Unproductive.
  • dead''' time''; '''''dead fields ; also in compounds.
  • Completely inactive; without power; without a signal.
  • OK, the circuit's dead . Go ahead and cut the wire.
    Now that the motor's dead you can reach in and extract the spark plugs.
  • (not comparable) Broken or inoperable.
  • That monitor is dead ; don’t bother hooking it up.
  • (not comparable) No longer used or required.
  • There are several dead laws still on the books regulating where horses may be hitched.
    Is this beer glass dead ?
  • (not comparable, sports) Not in play.
  • Once the ball crosses the foul line, it's dead .
  • Tagged out.
  • (not comparable) Full and complete.
  • dead''' stop''; '''''dead''' sleep''; '''''dead''' giveaway''; '''''dead silence
  • (not comparable) Exact.
  • dead''' center''; '''''dead''' aim''; ''a '''dead''' eye''; ''a '''dead level
  • Experiencing pins and needles (paresthesia).
  • After sitting on my hands for a while, my arms became dead .
  • (informal) (Certain to be) in big trouble.
  • "You come back here this instant! Oh, when I get my hands on you, you're dead , mister!"
  • Constructed so as not to transmit sound; soundless.
  • a dead floor
  • (obsolete) Bringing death; deadly.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (legal) Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property.
  • A person who is banished or who becomes a monk is civilly dead .
  • (engineering) Not imparting motion or power.
  • the dead spindle of a lathe

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * alive * living

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (lb) Exactly right.
  • dead''' right''; '''''dead''' level''; '''''dead''' flat''; '''''dead''' straight''; '''''dead left
    He hit the target dead in the centre.
  • (lb) Very, absolutely, extremely, suddenly.
  • dead''' wrong''; '''''dead''' set''; '''''dead''' serious''; '''''dead''' drunk''; '''''dead''' broke''; '''''dead''' earnest''; '''''dead''' certain''; '''''dead''' slow''; '''''dead''' sure''; '''''dead''' simple''; '''''dead''' honest''; '''''dead''' accurate''; '''''dead''' easy''; '''''dead''' scared''; '''''dead''' solid''; '''''dead''' black''; '''''dead''' white''; '''''dead empty ;
  • As if dead.
  • dead''' tired''; '''''dead''' quiet''; '''''dead''' asleep''; '''''dead''' pale''; '''''dead''' cold''; '''''dead still
  • * (and other bibliographic particulars) (Charles Dickens)
  • I was tired of reading, and dead sleepy.

    Noun

    (dead)
  • (in the singular) Time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense.
  • The dead''' of night.'' ''The '''dead of winter.
  • (in the plural) Those who have died.
  • Have respect for the dead .

    Synonyms

    * (those who have died) the deceased

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) Formerly, "be dead" was used instead of "have died" as the perfect tense of "die".
  • "I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead [????????] in vain." Galatians 2:21, King James Version (1611).
  • To prevent by disabling; stop.
  • * 1826 , The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Edward Reynolds, Lord Bishop of Norwich , collected by Edward Reynolds, Benedict Riveley, and Alexander Chalmers. pp. 227. London: B. Holdsworth.
  • “What a man should do, when finds his natural impotency dead him in spiritual works”
  • To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigour.
  • * Chapman
  • Heaven's stern decree, / With many an ill, hath numbed and deaded me.
  • (UK, transitive, slang) To kill.
  • * 2006 , Leighanne Boyd, Once Upon A Time In The Bricks (page 178)
  • This dude at the club was trying to kill us so I deaded him, and then I had to collect from Spice.
  • * 2008 , Marvlous Harrison, The Coalition (page 106)
  • “What, you was just gonna dead him because if that's the case then why the fuck we getting the money?” Sha asked annoyed.

    Derived terms

    * better dead than red * brain dead/brain-dead * clinically dead * dead air * dead as a dodo * dead as a doorknob * dead as a doornail * dead ball * dead bat * deadbeat * dead body * dead-born/deadborn * dead cat bounce * dead center * dead code * dead donkey * dead duck * dead end * dead giveaway * deadhead * dead heat * dead horse * dead ice * dead-in-shell * dead in the water * dead language * dead last * dead leg * dead letter * deadline/dead line * dead link * deadlock * dead man/dead man's hand * dead march * dead marine * dead meat * dead men * dead metaphor * deadnettle * dead on * dead or alive * deadpan * dead president * dead reckoning * dead rubber * Dead Sea * dead serious * dead set against * dead soldier * dead space * dead sticking * dead to the world * dead tree * dead water * dead weight * deadwood * dead zone * drop dead * * leave for dead * living dead * not be caught dead * over my dead body * play dead * stop dead

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