Alkaline [adjective]

Definition of Alkaline:

being basic, not acid (chemically)

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Sentence/Example of Alkaline:

These lakes provide diverse habitats ranging from the freshwater lakes of Naivasha and Baringo to the semi-saline Lake Turkana, the saline alkaline lakes of Magadi, Elmentaita, Nakuru, and Bogoria, and the transient Lake Logipi.

One end of a plastic tube pokes through the narrow end of the bottle, connected to a steady supply of a basic, or alkaline, solution just like a vent.

A chemical reaction between water and rock at sites like Lost City makes the water coming out of vents more alkaline than the water in the ocean, which has a higher concentration of positively charged hydrogen ions.

When Barge and colleagues injected an alkaline vent solution containing RNA nucleotides into an ocean-simulating bottle, individual RNA nucleotides linked up into short chains.

Individual samples may be slightly alkaline, especially after a full meal.

The reaction of human milk is slightly alkaline; of cow's, neutral or slightly acid.

It has the odour of thyme, is sparingly soluble in water, but very soluble in alcohol, ether and in alkaline solutions.

The clear, colorless distillate had an alkaline reaction, and an odor resembling henbane or hemlock.

The alkaline solution reduced Fehling solution and ammoniacal silver nitrate, indicating the presence of a sugar.

Another portion of the purple solution was made alkaline with sodium carbonate.