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alkalinity

[al-kuh-lin-i-tee] /ˌæl kəˈlɪn ɪ ti/
noun, Chemistry
1.
alkaline condition; the quality that constitutes an alkali.
Origin of alkalinity
1780-1790
1780-90; alkaline + -ity
Related forms
hyperalkalinity, noun
superalkalinity, noun
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alkalinity

/ˌælkəˈlɪnɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being alkaline
2.
the amount of alkali or base in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH
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alkalinity in Medicine

alkalinity al·ka·lin·i·ty (āl'kə-lĭn'ĭ-tē)
n.
The alkali concentration or alkaline quality of a substance that contains alkali.

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