antalkali

antalkali

[ant-al-kuh-lahy]
noun, plural antalkalis, antalkalies.
something that neutralizes alkalis or counteracts alkalinity.


Origin:
1825–35; ant- + alkali

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antalkali (æntˈælkəˌlaɪ)
 
n , pl -lis, -lies
a substance that neutralizes alkalis, esp one used to treat alkalosis
 
antalkaline
 
adj, —n

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