alkalise

alkalize

[al-kuh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), alkalized, alkalizing. Chemistry.
to make or become alkaline.
Also, alkalinize;, especially British, alkalise, alkalinise.


Origin:
1740–50; alkal(i) + -ize

alkalizable, adjective
alkalization, noun
alkalizer, noun
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alkalize or alkalise (ˈælkəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make alkaline
 
alkalise or alkalise
 
vb
 
'alkalizable or alkalise
 
adj
 
'alkalisable or alkalise
 
adj

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