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alkalinoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈæl.kəl.aɪ/ (plural alkalis) specialized
a ​substance that has the ​oppositeeffect or ​chemicalbehaviour to an acid
alkaline
adjective uk   us   /ˈæl.kəl.aɪn/
Some ​plants will not ​grow in very alkaline ​soils.
alkalinity
noun [U] /ˌælkəˈlɪnəti/
(Definition of alkali from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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alkalinoun [C]

 us   /ˈæl·kəˌlɑɪ/ (plural alkalis or alkalies)
chemistry a ​substance that has the ​oppositeeffect or ​chemicalbehavior of an ​acid
alkaline
adjective  us   /ˈæl·kəˌlɑɪn/
(Definition of alkali from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alkali”
in Spanish álcali…
in Vietnamese chất kiềm…
in Malaysian alkali…
in Thai ด่าง…
in French alcali…
in German das Lauge…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碱, 强碱…
in Indonesian alkali…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鹼, 強鹼…
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