Definitions for Alkalinity-ˈlɪn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•ka•lineˈæl kəˌlaɪn, -lɪn(adj.)

  1. of, containing, or like an alkali, esp. in having a pH greater than 7.

    Category: Chemistry

    Ref: Compare acid (def. 5c) 6 3

Origin of alkaline:

1670–80

al`ka•lin′i•ty-ˈlɪn-(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alkalinity(noun)

    pH values above 7

Wiktionary

  1. alkalinity(Noun)

    The state of being, or the degree to which a thing is, alkaline.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alkalinity(noun)

    the quality which constitutes an alkali; alkaline property

Freebase

  1. Alkalinity

    Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of water to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best measures of the sensitivity of the stream to acid inputs.

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