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al·ka·li

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alkalies

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al·ka·lis

(al'kă-lī, al'kă-līz),
1. A strongly basic substance yielding hydroxide ions (OH- in solution); for example, sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide.
2. Synonym(s): base (3)
3. Synonym(s): alkali metal
[Ar., al, the, + qalīy, soda ash]

al·ka·li

, pl. alkalies, pl. alkalis (al'kă-lī, -līz)
1. A strongly basic substance yielding hydroxide ions (OH-) in solution; e.g., sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide.
2. Synonym(s): base (3) .
3. Synonym(s): alkali metal.
[Ar., al, the, + qalīy, soda ash]

alkali

a soluble BASE or a solution of a base.

al·ka·li

, pl. alkalies, pl. alkalis (al'kă-lī, -līz)
1. A strongly basic substance yielding hydroxide ions (OH-) in solution; e.g., sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide.
2. Synonym(s): base (3) .
3. Synonym(s): alkali metal.
[Ar., al, the, + qalīy, soda ash]
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