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División en sílabas: al·ka·line
Pronunciación: /ˈalkəlin
, ˈalkəˌlīn

Definición de alkaline en inglés:


Having the properties of an alkali, or containing alkali; having a pH greater than 7. Often contrasted with acid or acidic; compare with basic.
Example sentences
  • Liquid bleach used in the laundry is an alkaline solution of hypochlorite ion.
  • The wood chips are placed in the digester and are cooked in a highly corrosive alkaline solution.
  • The precipitate is then treated with acetic acid and an alkaline material.



Pronunciación: /ˌalkəˈlinitē/
Example sentences
  • Loss of carbon dioxide increases alkalinity and causes a slight diminution in the protein content of the egg.
  • Precipitating water softeners increase alkalinity of the cleaning solution and this may damage skin and other materials being cleaned.
  • Its mild alkalinity works to turn up fatty acids contained in dirt and grease into a form of soap that can be dissolved in water and rinsed easily.

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