Recent Examples of alkaline from the Web
One problem is wood ashes act quick to give an alkaline reaction.
My Heucheras may have been bred to tolerate more alkaline soil.
River birches generally develop chlorosis in alkaline soils with a pH higher than 6.5.
The particles are then pressurized in a hot, alkaline solution that contains lithium salt.
After dissection, bodies are wheeled in under crisp sheets for disposal in Fisher’s alkaline hydrolysis machine, which turns them into liquid and pure white bone.
The smell of bleach was an alkaline sting in the back of his throat and on the lids of his eyes.
Do not use ash if your soil pH is alkaline (more than 7.0).
Since the Atacama’s soils are full of salt and alkaline chemicals, the available water is toxic to many organisms (including humans).
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First Known Use of alkaline
ALKALINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of alkaline for English Language Learners
: containing an alkali
: having the qualities of an alkali
ALKALINE Defined for Kids
Definition of alkaline for Students
- alkaline solutions
- Some plants grow better in alkaline soils.
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