• WordNet 3.6
    • n alkalinity pH values above 7
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alkalinity The quality which constitutes an alkali; alkaline property.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n alkalinity The state of being alkaline; the quality which constitutes an alkali.
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In literature:

We call particular attention, in this connection, to the strong alkalinity of the blood platelets.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
Summer dust whitened the road, and rose to her tread in alkaline clouds.
"A Prairie Infanta" by Eva Wilder Brodhead
The waters were often alkaline and deadly as Lethe.
"Trail Tales" by James David Gillilan
It is extremely probable that all the alkaline substances may hereafter be found to belong to this genus of azurets.
"Elements of Chemistry," by Antoine Lavoisier
Alkaline substances will neutralize this acid, and prevent it from being injurious.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
The alkaline-saline waters of Pittville are efficacious against diseases resulting from excess of uric acid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
The alkaline perchlorates are isomorphous with the permanganates.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
When alkaline or earthy citrates are burnt or oxidised in the blood, the citric acid is destroyed, and corresponding carbonates remain.
"The Bacillus of Long Life" by Loudon Douglas
Fresh spots of oil or grease may sometimes be removed by impalpable powders of some clay-like nature, absorbent and slightly alkaline.
"Book Repair and Restoration" by Mitchell Buck
It is obtained as a fine red crystalline precipitate by reducing an alkaline copper solution with sugar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various

In news:

Peak response for the processor is observed in the green range, optimizing the LAS-3000 for chemiluminescent applications using either alkaline phosphatase (i.e.
However, it's also a wonderful spot to try potent, housemade kombucha, a fizzy, fermented tea touted as a health elixir for digestion, healthy skin and hair, liver function, and body alkalinity.
Energizer, Duracell and Rayovac alkaline batteries will soon have a new competitor with a familiar name: DieHard .
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Alkaline Trio at the Grog Shop.
Can run on alkaline batteries or AC power.
Serum-alkaline-phosphatase as predictor of avascular necrosis of bone in renal-transplant recipients.
Like the alkaline dust that coated lower Manhattan for months after the Twin Towers crumbled, the 1962 disaster at Orly Field near Paris hung in Atlanta's atmosphere for years afterward.
"Alkaline batteries don't tend to last as long , so they're better for low-drain devices like flashlights or television remotes.".
All things can be ranked on a scale of relative acidity and its opposite, alkalinity.
Evamor Products Inc, producers of Evamor Natural Artesian Water–rare alkaline source, takes exception to the "F" grade given by the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
Spicy Ginger-Coconut Rice Serves 2—4 / In this hearty, one-dish meal, spicy cayenne pepper and ginger combine with alkalinizing and satisfying ingredients: vegetables, coconut milk, almonds, and tofu.
Why Drink Ionized Alkaline Water.
In addition to new unplugged versions of the Trio 's own songs, the album will also include a cover of the Violent Femmes' "I Held Her In My Arms" and two brand new Alkaline Trio songs, titled "Olde English 800?

In science:

At 1500 ppm dopant concentration ∐ Effective photo-electron yield from bi-alkaline photo-cathode. † Typical light yield for NaI(Tl) is about 40000 photons per MeV.
Studies of Prototype CsI(Tl) Crystal Scintillators for Low-Energy Neutrino Experiments
The colloidal environment-based proposal of Russell et al (1994) envisages Life as having emerged in moderate temperature hydrothermal systems, such as mild alkaline seepage springs.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
Since fluids in alkaline hydrothermal environments contain very little hydrogen sulphide, the entry of bisulphide, likely to have been carried in alkaline solution on occasions where the solution met sulphides at depth (Russell and Hall 2009), was controlled.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
These barriers controlled the meeting of the two fluids, as they enclosed bubbles entrapping the alkaline exhalate : an aggregate growing by hydrodynamic inflation.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life
Further, theoretical studies by Russell and Hall (2006) show the potential of the alkaline hydrothermal solution (expected to flow for at least 30,000 years) for dissolving sulfhydryl ions from sulfides in the ocean crust.
Magnetism, FeS colloids, and Origins of Life