HyperDic: alkaline

English > 1 sense of the word alkaline:
ADJECTIVEallalkaline, alkalicrelating to or containing an alkali
alkaline > pronunciation
Soundsae'lkahlay.n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > alkaline: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7.
Example"alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
Synonymalkalic
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Narroweralkalescent, alcalescenttending to become alkaline
base-formingYielding a base in aqueous solution
basicOf or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base
saltlikeresembling a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal
OppositeacidicBeing or containing an acid
amphoteric, amphiproticHaving characteristics / characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
Spanishalcalina, alcalino
Catalanalcalí
NounsalkalinitypH values above 7

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