Sentence Examples


  • On boiling their solution in caustic alkalis, ammonia is liberated.
  • Iron, which stands so well against aqueous alkalis, is most violently attacked by the fused reagents.
  • It is a crystalline solid, which melts at 30° C. and boils at 190 8° C. Fusion with alkalis converts it into salicylic acid.
  • It is a liquid which boils at 93° C. and with caustic alkalis polymerizes to diacetyldicyanide.
  • The alkalis are used almost exclusively in the condition of caustic lyessolutions of their respective hydrates in water.