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Alcalescent

Definition of the adjective alcalescent

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adjective

  1. tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline

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Google previewA pentaglot dictionary of the terms employed in anatomy, physiology, pathology [&c.]. (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Alcalescent, adj., alcalescens, L., alkalescent : an epithet applied to such bodies. Alcali, s. m., — alcali, alkali, L , G.,and Br. (al, augm., — kali, ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedic Medical Dictionary (1890)

ALCALESCENT (Fl-.). ad]. A'l-kaLle's-aa'n'. Alkalescent. ALCALESCENTIA (Lat).

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1882)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham

The gall is not an alcali; but it is an alcalescent, conceptible and convertible into a corrosive al£ar".

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

alcalescent; Port. alcalescente.] 1. In process of acquiring the properties of an ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

alcalescent; Port. alcalescente.] 1. In process of acquiring the properties of an alkali, or possessing a tendency to become alkaline. “All animal diet is attalescent or anti-acid."Arbuthnot. 2. Bot. : Having the properties or effects of an alkali ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1897)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley

alcalescent .; Port. almlescente.] 1, In process of acquiring the properties of an alkali, or possessing a tendency to become alkaline. “ All animal diet is allcaletcent or anti-acid."Arbutlmot. 2. Bot. : Having the properties or effects of an alkali.

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

alcalescent: Port. alcalescente.] 1. In process of acquiring the £ of an alkali, or possessing a tendency to become alkaline. “All animal diet is alkalescent or antiacid.”-Arbuthnot. 2. Bot: Having the properties or effects of an alkali. Example ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

alcalescent: Port. alcalescente.] ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1900)

by Robert Hunter

alcalescent.] Having a tendency to the properties of an alkali; slightly alkaline AI'kali, n; pl. ALKALIEs. [Fr. The name of the carb. of sod. obtained from the ashes of sea-weeds.] (Chem.) A class of substances possessing many qualities ...

Google previewZell's Popular Encyclopedia (1882)

A Complete Dictionary of the English Language; with Pronouncing Vocabulary & a Gazetteer of the World

alcalescent.] Having a tendency to ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3A1L1E1S1C3E1N1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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