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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

- In chemistry, an alkali (/ˈælkəlaɪ/; from Arabic: al-qaly "ashes of the saltwort") is a basic, ionic salt of an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal chemical...
- The alkali metals consist of the chemical elements lithium (Li), sodium (Na), pot****ium (K), rubidium (Rb), caesium (Cs), and francium (Fr). Together with...
- endmember CaAl2Si2O8. Solid solutions between K-feldspar and albite are called "alkali feldspar". Solid solutions between albite and anorthite are called "plagioclase"...
- Alkali salts or basic salts are salts that are the product of the neutralization of a strong base and a weak acid. Rather than being neutral (as some other...
- milk-alkali syndrome is characterized by high blood calcium and metabolic alkalosis caused by taking in too much calcium and absorbable alkali; common...
- The alkali hydroxides are a cl**** of chemical compounds which are composed of an alkali metal cation and the hydroxide anion (OH−). The alkali hydroxides...
- 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...
- Under the British Alkali Act 1863, an alkali inspector and four subinspectors were appointed to curb discharge into the air of muriatic acid gas (gaseous...
- Zaynab Alkali (born 1950 Tura-Wazila, Borno State) is a Nigerian novelist, poet and short story writer. She is regarded as the first woman novelist from...
- Alkali Lake may refer to: A soda lake or "alkaline lake" (a lake with high alkalinity) Alkali Lake, British Columbia Alkali Lake Indian Band, First Nations...
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