alkaline

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

Definition of alkaline

  1. :  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

alkalinity

play \ˌal-kə-ˈli-nə-tē\ noun

1675

First Known Use of alkaline

1675


ALKALINE Defined for English Language Learners

alkaline

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

Definition of alkaline for English Language Learners

  • : containing an alkali

  • : having the qualities of an alkali


ALKALINE Defined for Kids

alkaline

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

Definition of alkaline for Students

  1. 1 :  having the properties of an alkali <alkaline solutions>

  2. 2 :  containing an alkali <Some plants grow better in alkaline soils.>


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alkaline

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

Medical Definition of alkaline

  1. :  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

alkalinity

\ˌal-kə-ˈlin-ət-ē\play noun plural

alkalinities


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