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Definition of the noun alkali metal
What does alkali metal mean as a name of something?
- any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)
- example: the hydroxides of the alkali metals are strongly alkaline
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of alkali metal: alkaline metal
- more generic terms: metal / metallic element = any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
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by Michael D. Larrañaga, Richard J. Lewis, Sr., Robert A. Lewis
Derivation: Anthracene is oxidized to anthraquinone, the sulfonic acid of which is ALKALI METAL then fused with caustic soda and potassium chlorate; the melt is run into hot water and the alizarin precipitated with hydrochloric acid. Occurs ...
by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith
It is expressed in milligrams of equivalent calcium Letter A 19 Alclad Alcove Algal Bloom Algae Algal Assay Algal Bloom Alkali Generally Alkali Metal Alkaline Alkaline Cleaner ...
by Jacqueline Smith
Denoting igneous rocks and minerals that have high contents of the alkali metal oxides, Na2O and K2O. For a given silica content such rocks are relatively richer in sodium and potassium and poorer in calcium compared with ...
by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson
alkali metal Any metal of the alkali group, as lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, or cesium. alkaline (al'-ka-line) 1. Having the qualities of a base; basic. 2.
Dictionary of Energy (2006)
(South Asia Edition) by Cutler J. Cleveland
alkali metal Chemistry. any of the elements found in group 1 A of the periodic table, which form highly alkaline solutions in water and burn vigorously in ...
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Video shows what alkali metal means. Any of the soft, light, reactive metals of Group 1 of the periodic table, lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, cesium, and ...
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