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alkalinoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈæl.kəl.aɪ/ us   /ˈæl.kəl.aɪ/ plural alkalis specialized
adjective uk   /ˈæl.kəl.aɪn/ us   /ˈæl.kəl.aɪn/
Some plants will not grow in very alkaline soils.
noun [U] /ˌælkəˈlɪn.ə.ti/ /ˌælkəˈlɪnət̬i/
(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 opposite effect or chemical behavior of an acid
adjective us   /ˈæl·kəˌlɑɪn/
(Definition of alkali from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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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