acid pickle
an acid solution for curing or marinating fish

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Pickle — Pic kle, n. [Cf. D. pekel. Probably a dim. fr. {Pick}, v. t., alluding to the cleaning of the fish.] 1. (a) A solution of salt and water, in which fish, meat, etc., may be preserved or corned; brine. (b) Vinegar, plain or spiced, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acid — Synonyms and related words: DET, DMT, Foamite, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acerbity, acetic, acetose, acetous, acetylsalicylic acid, acid, acidic, acidity, acidulant, acidulated, acidulent, acidulous, acidulousness, acrid …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pickle — noun 1》 a relish consisting of vegetables or fruit preserved in vinegar, brine, or mustard.     ↘N. Amer. a cucumber preserved in this way.     ↘liquid used to preserve food or other perishable items. 2》 (a pickle) informal a difficult situation …   English new terms dictionary

  • pickle — pickle1 /pik euhl/, n., v., pickled, pickling. n. 1. a cucumber that has been preserved in brine, vinegar, or the like. 2. Often, pickles. any other vegetable, as cauliflower, celery, etc., preserved in vinegar and eaten as a relish. 3. something …   Universalium

  • pickle — Synonyms and related words: acid, acidulant, anhydrate, baffle, bafflement, bearings, bewilderment, bind, blast freeze, booze up, boozify, bother, box, bread and butter pickle, brine, case, chokecherry, circumstance, clutch, complication,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pickle — 1. noun a) A cucumber preserved in a solution, usually a brine or a vinegar syrup. A pickle goes well with a hamburger. b) (Often in plural: pickles), any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish …   Wiktionary

  • pickle — /ˈpɪkəl / (say pikuhl) noun 1. (often plural) vegetables, as cucumbers, onions, cauliflowers, etc., preserved in vinegar, brine, etc., and eaten as a relish. 2. anything preserved in a pickling liquid. 3. a liquid or marinade prepared with salt… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pickle — n. & v. n. 1 a (often in pl.) food, esp. vegetables, preserved in brine, vinegar, mustard, etc. and used as a relish. b the brine, vinegar, etc. in which food is preserved. 2 colloq. a plight (a fine pickle we are in!). 3 Brit. colloq. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acid —    Any of a large class of substances capable of reacting with and dissolving certain metals into salts, and of reacting with bases or alkalis to form salts. Acids can weaken cellulose in papers, cardboards, and textiles, eventually making them… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • pickle — pick•le [[t]ˈpɪk əl[/t]] n. v. led, ling 1) coo a cucumber that has been preserved and flavored in brine, vinegar, or the like 2) any other vegetable, as cauliflower, preserved in vinegar and eaten as a relish 3) any food preserved in a brine or… …   From formal English to slang

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