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Definition of the adjective alcalescent
What does alcalescent mean as an attribute of a noun?
- tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline
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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, ...
ALCALESCENT (Fl-.). ad]. A'l-kaLle's-aa'n'. Alkalescent. ALCALESCENTIA (Lat).
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".
The 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.] ...
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 ...
Zell'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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