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Definition of 'alkali'

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Noun

  1. any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"
       Synonyms: base
  2. a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture


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