Definitions for Alkalinity-ˈlɪn-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
al•ka•lineˈæl kəˌlaɪn, -lɪn(adj.)
of, containing, or like an alkali, esp. in having a pH greater than 7.
Ref: Compare acid (def. 5c) 6 3
Origin of alkaline:
pH values above 7
The state of being, or the degree to which a thing is, alkaline.
the quality which constitutes an alkali; alkaline property
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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