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synonyms for alkaline

  • salty
  • soluble
  • acrid
  • alkalescent
  • alkali
  • antacid
  • bitter
  • caustic
  • neutralizing
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The answer, it seems, involves getting rid of the alkaline electrolyte that gave the batteries their name.
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These lakes provide diverse habitats ranging from the freshwater lakes of Naivasha and Baringo to the semi-saline Lake Turkana, the saline alkaline lakes of Magadi, Elmentaita, Nakuru, and Bogoria, and the transient Lake Logipi.
SCIENTISTS ARE WORRIED ABOUT THE IMPACT OF KENYA’S RIFT VALLEY LAKES FLOODINGSEAN AVERYOCTOBER 16, 2020QUARTZ
A chemical reaction between water and rock at sites like Lost City makes the water coming out of vents more alkaline than the water in the ocean, which has a higher concentration of positively charged hydrogen ions.
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One end of a plastic tube pokes through the narrow end of the bottle, connected to a steady supply of a basic, or alkaline, solution just like a vent.
LIFE ON EARTH MAY HAVE BEGUN IN HOSTILE HOT SPRINGSJACK J. LEESEPTEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When Barge and colleagues injected an alkaline vent solution containing RNA nucleotides into an ocean-simulating bottle, individual RNA nucleotides linked up into short chains.
LIFE ON EARTH MAY HAVE BEGUN IN HOSTILE HOT SPRINGSJACK J. LEESEPTEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Individual samples may be slightly alkaline, especially after a full meal.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The reaction of human milk is slightly alkaline; of cow's, neutral or slightly acid.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It has the odour of thyme, is sparingly soluble in water, but very soluble in alcohol, ether and in alkaline solutions.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The clear, colorless distillate had an alkaline reaction, and an odor resembling henbane or hemlock.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
The alkaline solution reduced Fehling solution and ammoniacal silver nitrate, indicating the presence of a sugar.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
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WORDS RELATED TO ALKALINE

  • abrasive
  • acerbic
  • acid
  • acrid
  • alkaline
  • astringent
  • biting
  • corroding
  • erosive
  • keen
  • mordant
  • pungent
  • tart
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