Chiefly British. a style of disco music marked by heavy bass and synthesizer rhythms, often associated with the taking of LSD and MDMA.
a type of funk-based electronically edited disco music of the late 1980s, which has hypnotic sound effects and is associated with hippy culture and the use of the drug ecstasy
a type of dance music with a driving tempo and synthesized sounds
associated with drug-taking
- Acid indigestion
acid indigestion acid indigestion n. Indigestion that results from an excess of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Heartburn. Historical Examples Like all liquids taken at meal time, it predisposes to acid indigestion, particularly when it is sweetened. Health on the Farm H. F. Harris
- Acid jazz
noun a type of music combining jazz, soul, rhythm and blues, funk, and hip-hop; also called jazz vibes Examples Reuben Wilson, founder of Masters of Groove, is considered the godfather of acid jazz. Word Origin a play on the name of a dance music movement of the late 1980s called Acid House Usage Note music
(of a plant) requiring a pH of 4.5 to 5.5 for optimal growth.
- Acid maltase
acid maltase acid maltase n. An enzyme found in lysosomes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose and other oligosaccharides to yield glucose; alpha-1,4-glucosidase.