rock-‘n’-roll music characterized by loud electronic distortions and strident lyrics that refer to drug-induced experiences.
acid rock drainage is the single biggest pollutant associated with copper mining.
Copper, the Metal That Runs the World: ‘Boom, Bust, Boom,’ by Bill Carter Peter Madden October 25, 2012
a type of rock music characterized by electronically amplified bizarre instrumental effects
: acid-rock guitar
A form of very loud rock music featuring electronic sound effects and often accompanied y stroboscopi and other extraordinary lighting to suggest the hallucinatory impact of LSD
- Acid salt
a salt of a polybasic acid that is only partially neutralized by a base; a salt that is also an acid. Historical Examples The resulting crystals (metantimoniate of potassa), by solution in pure water, are resolved into free potassa and the acid salt. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Then with your finger rub […]
- Acid soil
a soil of acid reaction or having a predominance of hydrogen ions, tasting sour in solution. Historical Examples The manure and fertilizer were nearly inactive in the acid soil. Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement Alva Agee Persian walnut, I believe, when on its own roots, is more or less allergic to acid soil. Northern […]
- Acid stain
acid stain acid stain n. See acid dye. Historical Examples Yesterday I saw a horrid creature; her face blotched with red by acid stain or by a birth mark. The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
- Acid test
a severe and conclusive test to establish quality, genuineness, worth, etc. Contemporary Examples The debt ceiling vote will be something close to an acid test that this budget deal represents a cease fire in the budget wars. Republicans Compromise on the Budget, but Don’t Expect Them To Compromise on the Debt Ceiling Eleanor Clift December […]