Meaning of BASE (ALKALI; ALKALINE; BASIC) in English


Compare with acid . 1. a compound that reacts with an acid to form a salt . 2. a compound that produces hydroxide ions in aqueous solution (Arrhenius) . 3. a molecule or ion that captures hydrogen ions. (Bronsted-Lowry) . 4. a molecule or ion that donates an electron pair to form a chemical bond. (Lewis) .

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.