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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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Similarly, the glass windows, lenses and other optical units may be affected by atmospheric vapors, which will produce a dimming or fogging of the surfaces due to extraction of alkalies (Mclellan and Shand, 1984).
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In this regard, factors such as type and contents of the activator [6, 8, 10-12], curing conditions [13-16], and mineral admixtures [17-19] in the alkali activation process were considered important.
The powerful alkali has been used assaults in East London schools.
Use of blended cements, especially pozzolanic cements, in the construction of concrete dams is generally considered as an effective measure for minimizing the risk of deleterious AAR expansion, thanks to the ability of their hydration products to incorporate most of the alkalis initially available in the pore solution of the cementitious matrix [9, 10].
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The capture of volatile alkalis by Aurora increased the ash melting temperature and lessoned the slagging intensity.
These materials were first produced on a significant scale by Purdon in the 1940s (Purdon 1940), but the worldwide awareness of this technology started to develop in 1950s with the work developed by Glukhovsky in Eastern Europe, who investigated the binders used in ancient Roman and Egyptian structures (Glukhovsky 1994), discovering the possibility of producing binders using low basic calcium or calcium-free aluminosilicates (clays) and solutions containing alkali metals (Glukhovsky 1959).
The objective of present experimental program was to study effect of alkali content (%[Na.sub.2]O) of fly ash based geopolymer mortar specimens on its performance in nitric acid solution.
One of the first studies of alkali activated fly ash concerned the synthesis of zeolites.
Plagioclase dramatically removes Sr at intermediate stages and alkali feldspars sequester Ba and Rb as late-stage trachytes and phonolites form in alkaline magmas.
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