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1. alkali

noun. ['ˈælkəˌlaɪ'] any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water.

Synonyms

  • iminazole
  • purine
  • glyoxaline
  • compound
  • imidazole
  • melamine
  • pyridine
  • cyanuramide
  • chemical compound
  • pyrimidine

Antonyms

  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate

Etymology

  • alcali (French)

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Rhymes with Alkali

  • alveoli
  • eagleye

How do you pronounce alkali?

Pronounce alkali as ˈælkəˌlaɪ.

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Sentences with alkali


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is a strong alkali that works to convert fat into soap.

2. Adjective
The first column is made up of elements known as alkali metals.

3. Particle
Studies done on fungi polysaccharides showed that adding alkali containing nitrogen destroyed fungi and produced acetic acid.

2. alkali

noun. ['ˈælkəˌlaɪ'] a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture.

Antonyms

  • superior

Etymology

  • alcali (French)
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