Meaning of ALKALINE in English

ALKALINE

/al"keuh luyn', -lin/ , adj. Chem.

1. of or like an alkali.

2. containing an alkali.

3. having the properties of an alkali.

4. having a pH value greater than 7. Cf. acid (def. 5c).

[ 1670-80; ALKAL(I) + -INE 1 ]

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