Synonyms and Antonyms for alkaline-earth_metal

1. alkaline-earth metal (n.)

any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)


2. alkaline (adj.)

relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7

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3. alkaline-loving (adj.)

thriving in a relatively alkaline environment; (especially of plants requiring a pH above 7)