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alkaline

adjective al·ka·line \ˈal-kə-lən, -ˌlīn\

: containing an alkali

: having the qualities of an alkali

Full Definition of ALKALINE

:  of, relating to, containing, or having the properties of an alkali or alkali metal :  basic; especially of a solution :  having a pH of more than 7
al·ka·lin·i·ty \ˌal-kə-ˈli-nə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of ALKALINE

1675
ALKALINE Defined for Kids

alkaline

adjective al·ka·line \ˈal-kə-ˌlīn, -lən\

Definition of ALKALINE for Kids

1
:  having the properties of an alkali <alkaline solutions>
2
:  containing an alkali <Some plants grow better in alkaline soils.>
Medical Dictionary

alkaline

adjective al·ka·line \ˈal-kə-lən, -ˌlīn\

Medical Definition of ALKALINE

:  of, relating to, containing, or having the properties of an alkali or alkali metal :  basic; especially of a solution :  having a pH of more than 7
al·ka·lin·i·ty \ˌal-kə-ˈlin-ət-ē\ noun, plural al·ka·lin·i·ties
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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