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Definition of Alkali

Alkali
Alkali Al"ka*li, n. Soluble mineral matter, other than common salt, contained in soils of natural waters. [Western U. S.]
Alkali
Alkali Al"ka*li (?; 277), n.; pl. Alkalis or Alkalies. [F. alcali, ultimately fr. Ar. alqal[=i] ashes of the plant saltwort, fr. qalay to roast in a pan, fry.] 1. Soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash, etc. 2. (Chem.) One of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, ammonia, and lithia, whose distinguishing peculiarities are solubility in alcohol and water, uniting with oils and fats to form soap, neutralizing and forming salts with acids, turning to brown several vegetable yellows, and changing reddened litmus to blue. Fixed alkalies, potash and soda. Vegetable alkalies. Same as Alkaloids. Volatile alkali, ammonia, so called in distinction from the fixed alkalies.

Meaning of Alkali from wikipedia

- chemistry, an alkali (/ˈælkəlaɪ/; from Arabic: القلوي, romanized: al-qaly, lit. 'ashes of the saltwort') is a basic, ionic salt of an alkali metal or an...
- The alkali metals consist of the chemical elements lithium (Li), sodium (Na), pot****ium (K), rubidium (Rb), caesium (Cs), and francium (Fr). Together with...
- Alkali salts or basic salts are salts that are the product of incomplete neutralization of a strong base and a weak acid. Rather than being neutral (as...
- the feldspar group are the plagioclase (sodium-calcium) feldspars and the alkali (pot****ium-sodium) feldspars. Feldspars make up about 60% of the Earth's...
- Alkali is a specific type of chemical base. Alkali may refer to: Alkali, Nevada, United States, a ghost town Alkali Lake (disambiguation) An island in...
- Alkali basalt or alkali olivine basalt is a dark-colored, porphyritic volcanic rock usually found in oceanic and continental areas ****ociated with volcanic...
- Milk-alkali syndrome (MAS), also referred to as calcium-alkali syndrome, is the third most common cause of hypercalcemia. Milk-alkali syndrome is characterized...
- The alkali hydroxides are a class of chemical compounds which are composed of an alkali metal cation and the hydroxide anion (OH−). The alkali hydroxides...
- The alkali–silica reaction (ASR), more commonly known as "concrete cancer", is a deleterious swelling reaction that occurs over time in concrete between...
- Alkali Baba Usman (born 1 March 1963), is the current substantive Nigerian inspector-general of police. He was appointed by the President of Nigeria Muhammadu...