Associations to the word «Alkaline»

Wiktionary

ALKALINE, noun. An alkaline battery.
ALKALINE, adjective. Of, or relating to an alkali, one of a class of caustic bases.
ALKALINE, adjective. (chemistry) Having a pH greater than 7.
ALKALINE AIR, noun. (obsolete) (chemistry) ammonia
ALKALINE BATTERIES, noun. Plural of alkaline battery
ALKALINE BATTERY, noun. A power cell having potassium hydroxide as its electrolyte, a zinc / manganese dioxide cell.
ALKALINE EARTH, noun. (chemistry) Any oxide of the elements of group II of the periodic table; they are not as basic as the alkalis, and not so soluble in water.
ALKALINE EARTH METAL, noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any of the elements of group II of the periodic table; they are low-density metals that react readily with water to form strongly basic hydroxides, and with many acids to form salts.
ALKALINE EARTH METALS, noun. Plural of alkaline earth metal
ALKALINE EARTHS, noun. Plural of alkaline earth
ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE, noun. (enzyme) Any of a group of phosphatases that are most active in an alkaline environment
ALKALINE PHOSPHATASES, noun. Plural of alkaline phosphatase

Dictionary definition

ALKALINE, adjective. Relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone".

Wise words

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