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Alkali metal

Definition of the noun alkali metal

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  1. 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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Google previewEncyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004)

by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed

Alkali Metal Cations in Biochemistry 4jtmpfailk intHTBotiiiiK / Ataoaif J-ngung Lditordv J furnaadez, Lnpez-tk- LKSuriaga.

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