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alkaline metal

Definition of the noun alkaline 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)
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of alkaline metal: alkali 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 Electrochemical Power Sources (2013)

by J├╝rgen Garche, Chris K. Dyer, Patrick T. Moseley, Zempachi Ogumi, David A. J. Rand, Bruno Scrosati

GB 15880 Alkaline metal oxide accumulator ...

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology (2016)

by Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez

Typical intercalation implies the use of intermediate phases incorporating alkaline metal ions that can be easily exfoliated in aqueous media favoring the incorporation of organic species in a second step. Oxidation products of graphite with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

An *alkaline metal that occurs naturally in the * environment and accounts for 3.63% of the Earth's *crust. It readily forms salts with ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

The alkaline metal when brought in contact with zitconia ignited to whiteneft, is for the most pan converted into potassa, and dark particles, which, when examined by a magnifying glass, appear metallic in some parts, of a chocolate brown in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1891)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

The alkaline metal thus set iree combines with the sulphur of a ...

Google previewA Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences (1825)

by Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.)

It isa white POT POW alkaline metal, which takes fire under water ; specific gravity between .8 and .9. Potatge-plant. In Botany, the solanum tuberosum. Potential (potentialis, Lat.) In Grammar, potential is a mood denoting the possibility of any ...

Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

n a silvery-white, alkaline metal, occurring naturally only in combinations such as limestone, marble, and chalk; present in bones and teeth.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

with one or more basic substances, one of which, in all cases, must be an alkaline metal. But the silicates of sodium and potassium, whether separate or combined, being soluble in water, and also readily acted on by other agents, are not ...

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