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albuminate a substance produced by the action of an alkali upon albumin.
alkalescence the state of being alkalescent.
alkalescency the state of being alkalescent.
alkalescent tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline.
alkali (Arabic) a substance which, dissolved in water, forms a solution containing hydroxyl ions and with a pH of more than 7.
alkalic of a rock or mineral, containing large amounts of alkali.
alkalify to change into alkali.
alkalin of a rock or mineral, containing large amounts of alkali.
alkaline pertaining to alkalis; rich in alkali.
alkalinisation the process of making alkaline.
alkalinise to make alkaline.
alkalinity the state of being alkaline.
alkalinization the process of alkalinizing.
alkalinize to make alkaline.
alkalisable that can be alkalised.
alkalise to render alkaline.
alkaliser an agent that alkalises.
alkalizable that can be alkalized.
alkalize to render alkaline.
alkalizer an agent that alkalizes.
alkaloidal pertaining to, resembling, or containing, alkali.
amphoteric in chemistry, reacting as either alkali or acid.
antalkali a substance that neutralises alkalis.
antalkaline a substance that neutralizes alkalis, esp one used to treat alkalosis.
potash a powerful alkali, potassium carbonate; (verb) to treat with potash.
potass a powerful alkali, potassium carbonate.