- of, like, or having the properties of an alkali
- having a pH more than 7
- containing an alkali
The definition of alkaline is any substance having a base pH higher than 7.
Certain types of food (such as broccoli) are examples of something alkaline because their pH is higher than 7.
- Of, relating to, or containing an alkali.
- a. Having a pH greater than 7.b. Having a relatively low concentration of hydrogen ions.
- Of or relating to a common disposable battery made of zinc and manganese dioxide.
- Capable of neutralizing an acid. Bases are alkaline.
- Relating to an alkali compound.
- Having a pH greater than 7.
- Having a relatively low concentration of hydrogen ions.
- An alkaline battery.
(comparative more alkaline, superlative most alkaline)
- By conducting the chlorination in alkaline solution, A.
- Acids have practically no action on the metal, but it is soluble in solutions of the alkaline hypochlorites.
- The oxides of type RO are soluble in water, the solution possessing a strongly alkaline reaction and rapidly absorbing carbon dioxide on exposure; they are basic in character and dissolve readily in acids with the formation of the corresponding salts.
- In alkaline solution, potassium permanganate oxidizes it to inactive tartaric acid and carbon dioxide (0.
- Germanium compounds on fusion with alkaline carbonates and sulphur form salts known as thiogermanates.