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Definition of Alkali
Alkali Al"ka*li, n.
Soluble mineral matter, other than common salt, contained in
soils of natural waters. [Western U. S.]
AlkaliAlkali 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
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
- The alkali metals
are a group
(column) in the periodic table consisting
of the chemical elements lithium
(Na), pot****ium (K), rubidium
CaAl2Si2O8. Solid solutions between
K-feldspar and albite
feldspar". Solid solutions between albite
- Alkali salts
or basic salts
that are the product
of the neutralization
of a strong
base and a weak acid. Rather
than being neutral
(as some other...
- The alkali hydroxides
are a cl**** of chemical compounds which
of an alkali metal cation
and the hydroxide anion
(OH−). The alkali
- milk-alkali syndrome
by high blood calcium
and metabolic alkalosis caused
in too much calcium
and absorbable alkali
- 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
- not confuse
with alkali metal nitrite
or alkali metal
nitride. Alkali metal nitrates
are chemical compounds consisting
of an alkali metal
is a specific
type of chemical
, Nevada, United
States, a ghost
Lake (disambiguation) An island
- The alkali
(ASR), more commonly known
as "concrete cancer", is a swelling reaction
over time in concrete between
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