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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

the amount of alkali or base in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH;

Usage examples (33)
  • Reducing alkalinity is apparently leading to other problems, however.
  • Expression of the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a substance.
  • Soil alkalinity and salinity is tolerated to a considerable degree.
  • If too little soda, the hardness is raised and the alkalinity lowered. for more
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