alkali metal

noun

Definition of alkali metal

: any of the monovalent mostly basic metals of group I of the periodic table comprising lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, cesium, and francium — see Periodic Table

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alkali metal

noun

medical Definition of alkali metal

: any of the univalent mostly basic metals of group I of the periodic table comprising lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, cesium, and francium

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