alkalise

verb
turn basic and less acidic
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the solution alkalized

Syn: ↑alkalize, ↑alkalify, ↑basify
Ant: ↑acidify (for: ↑alkalize)
Derivationally related forms: ↑base (for: ↑basify), ↑alkali (for: ↑alkalify), ↑alkalizer (for: ↑alkalize), ↑alkali (for: ↑alkalize)
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑change state, ↑turn
Verb Frames:
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alˈkalize or alˈkalise transitive verb
To make alkaline (also alˈkalinize or alˈkalinise)
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Main Entry:alkali

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  • alkalise — (Brit.) v. (Chemistry) make alkaline; become alkaline (also alkalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkalise — alkali ► NOUN (pl. alkalis or US also alkalies) ▪ a compound, such as lime or caustic soda, with particular chemical properties including turning litmus blue and neutralizing or effervescing with acids. DERIVATIVES alkalize (also alkalise) verb.… …   English terms dictionary

  • alkalise — /ˈælkəlaɪz/ (say alkuhluyz) verb (t) (alkalised, alkalising) to make alkaline; change into an alkali. Also, alkalize. –alkalisation /ˌælkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say .alkuhluy zayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • alkalised — alkalise (Brit.) v. (Chemistry) make alkaline; become alkaline (also alkalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkalises — alkalise (Brit.) v. (Chemistry) make alkaline; become alkaline (also alkalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkalising — alkalise (Brit.) v. (Chemistry) make alkaline; become alkaline (also alkalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkalize — alkalizable, adj. alkalization, n. alkalizer, n. /al keuh luyz /, v.t., v.i., alkalized, alkalizing. Chem. to make or become alkaline. Also, alkalinize; esp. Brit., alkalise, alkalinise. [1740 50; ALKAL(I) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • alkalize — (Amer.) al·ka·lize || ælkÉ™laɪz v. (Chemistry) make alkaline; become alkaline (also alkalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkalized — alkalize (Amer.) al·ka·lize || ælkÉ™laɪz v. (Chemistry) make alkaline; become alkaline (also alkalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkalizes — alkalize (Amer.) al·ka·lize || ælkÉ™laɪz v. (Chemistry) make alkaline; become alkaline (also alkalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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