alkalise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v alkalise turn basic and less acidic "the solution alkalized"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Alkalise to render alkaline:—pr.p. al′kalīsing; pa.p. al′kalīsed. See Acid
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar. al-qalīy, ashes.