alkaline

Type: Term Pronunciation: al′kă-līn Definitions: 1. Relating to or having the reaction of an alkali.
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alkaline

Term pertaining to a highly basic, as opposed to acidic, subtance. For example, hydroxide or carbonate of sodium or potassium.
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Alkaline

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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Alkaline

When applied to igneous rocks, this word implies the presence of Sodium (Na) and/or Potassium (K).
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alkaline

[adj] - (chemistry) relating to or containing an alkali
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Alkaline

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 of chemicals may be used as buffers, the most comm...
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Alkaline

(of igneous rock) with a high content of alkali metals, namely sodium and potassium
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Alkaline

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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alkaline

Having a pH greater than 7.
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alkaline

(1) Having properties of an alkali. (2) Having a pH greater than 7.
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Alkaline

In our context, a substance having a pH above that of neutral water (7.0) when in solution.
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Alkaline

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 qualities of alkalies. -- Alkaline metals
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alkaline

<chemistry> Having the reactions of an alkali. ... Origin: L. Alkalinus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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alkaline

alkalic adjective relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; `alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone`
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alkaline

(al´kә-līn) (-lin) having the reactions of an alkali. having a pH greater than 7.0. alkaline phosphatase an enzyme localized on cell membranes that hydrolyzes phosphate esters liberating inorganic phosphate and has an optimal pH of about ...
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Alkaline

• (a.) Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali.
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alkaline

(L. alkalinus) having the reactions of an alkali.
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alkaline

alkaline 1. Relating to or having the reaction of an alkali. 2. Of or pertaining to alkalis; of the nature of an alkali.
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Alkaline

a highly basic substance that dissolves in water.
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Alkaline

(1) Having a pH greater than 7.
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alkaline

(1) Having properties of an alkali. (2) Having a pH greater than 7
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alkaline

Having the properties of an alkali; the opposite of acidic. An alkaline solution has a pH greater than 7.
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Alkaline

A substance that neutralises an acid and has a pH more than 7.
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Alkaline

soils that contain high amounts of various salts of potassium and/or sodium, as well as other soluble minerals, and are basic rather than acidic with a ph greater than 7.0
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alkaline

Term applied to water with a pH greater than 7.4.
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