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synonyms for alkali

  • antacid
  • salt
  • caustic soda
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Hydrolysis of polyester is a chemical reaction that occurs when polyesters decompose, it can occur with alkalis and acids, hence the need for stomach acids from a cow’s rumen to potentially dissolve plastics.
MICROBES FOUND IN COW STOMACHS COULD HELP SOLVE OUR PLASTIC PROBLEMSARA KILEY WATSONJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Both alkaline and alkali come from the Arabic word “al-qili.”
SCIENTISTS SAY: ALKALINEBETHANY BROOKSHIREMAY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
What appears to be ground glass is only the little crystals or small particles of alkali that have not been dissolved.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He was one of the men to whom alkali is a constant poison, and his lips were always cracked and bleeding.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
He had come away in the sour mood of a thirsty man who finds an alkali spring sparkling deceptively under a rock.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Talpers flushed angrily, and then grinned, until his alkali-cracked lips glistened in the lamplight.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Now, cations other than the alkali ions are liable to interfere with tests designed for alkaline or neutral solutions.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
Barium nitrate, used with a neutral solution, is the group reagent in the absence of metal ions other than the alkali metal ions.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
Now at one time in this particular locality Arizona had not been dry and full of alkali.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
And he remembered and described just how Alkali Ike spit through his mustache—which was disgusting, but real.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
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WORDS RELATED TO ALKALI

  • acrid
  • alkalescent
  • alkali
  • antacid
  • bitter
  • caustic
  • neutralizing
  • salty
  • soluble
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