Type: Term Pronunciation: al′kă-līn Definitions: 1. Relating to or having the reaction of an alkali.
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Term pertaining to a highly basic, as opposed to acidic, subtance. For example, hydroxide or carbonate of sodium or potassium.
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The condition of water or soil which contains a sufficient amount of alkali substance to raise the pH above 7.0.
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When applied to igneous rocks, this word implies the presence of Sodium (Na) and/or Potassium (K).
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[adj] - (chemistry) relating to or containing an alkali
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Alkaline substances have a pH over 7.0. They may be added to a material to neutralize acids or as an alkaline reserve or buffer for the purpose of counteracting acids that may form in the future. A buffer may be added during the manufacturing or during the process of deacidification. While a number ...
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(of igneous rock) with a high content of alkali metals, namely sodium and potassium
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An aqueous solution that contains a concentration of hydroxide ions and having a pH greater than 7. See also: Acid, Alkali, Base, pH.
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Having a pH greater than 7.
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(1) Having properties of an alkali. (2) Having a pH greater than 7.
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In our context, a substance having a pH above that of neutral water (7.0) when in solution.
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Al'ka·line adjective [ Confer French alcalin .] Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali. Alkaline earths , certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of the qua...
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