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alkali British & World English

A compound with particular chemical properties including turning litmus blue and neutralizing or effervescing with acids; typically, a caustic or corrosive substance of this kind such as lime or soda

alkali metal British & World English

Any of the elements lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, caesium, and francium, occupying Group IA (1) of the periodic table. They are very reactive, electropositive, monovalent metals forming strongly alkaline hydroxides

alkali feldspar British & World English

Any of the group of feldspars rich in sodium and/or potassium

alkali English-Spanish

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