Definitions for alkalineˈæl kəˌlaɪn, -lɪn

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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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alkaline, alkalic(adj)

    relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7

    "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"


  1. alkaline(Noun)

    An alkaline battery.

  2. alkaline(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to an alkali, one of a class of caustic bases.

  3. alkaline(Adjective)

    Having a pH greater than 7.

  4. Origin: First attested in 1677. From alkali, ultimately from قلي, from قلى.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alkaline(adj)

    of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali

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