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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Relating to or containing a chemical compound that neutralizes acid' pH of more than 7..

Usage examples (33)
  • On one occasion at the height of summer, I hiked down to a highly alkaline lake to get a few samples
  • alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone
  • Recipe for tortillas: – Soften corn in alkaline water, then grind it fine, pat into round cakes, and bake on a thin, iron pan.
  • That's the nifty term for a process of disposing of corpses that is formally known as alkaline hydrolysis. for more
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