a ratio of cash, receivables, and marketable securities to current liabilities, used in determining credit risks.
- Acid tide
acid tide acid tide n. A temporary increase in the acidity of the urine, occurring during fasting.
- Acid trip
a psychedelic experience induced by ingesting the hallucinogen LSD.
bitingly critical or sarcastic; sharp-tongued: a critic famous for his acid-tongued reviews. Contemporary Examples Leave it to David Stockman, the acid-tongued former budget director for President Reagan, to make you feel even worse. Reagan Budget Guru: Shut It Down! Lloyd Grove April 6, 2011 Original and acid-tongued, Louie is a rare bird among tired sitcoms. […]
- Acid value
. a number expressing the acidity of a substance, equal to the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize the free fatty acids present in one gram of the substance. Historical Examples Those especially important are the acid value, percentage unsaponifiable matter and titer test. Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen The Raw Linseed […]