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Definition of the noun alkalinity

What does alkalinity mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alkalinities

  1. pH values above 7
    • example: Since primary school we've been checking for the qualities known as acidity and alkalinity with litmus paper.
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • antonym: acidity
    • more generic terms: pH / pH scale = the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter

Alternative definition of the noun alkalinity

noun

  1. [chemistry] The state of being, or the degree to which a thing is, alkaline.

Printed books with definitions for Alkalinity

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Google previewBeet-Sugar Handbook (2006)

by Mosen Asadi

As stated previously, alkalinity is a good indicationf first- and second-carb juice quality.

Google previewWorking Guide to Drilling Equipment and Operations (2009)

by William Lyons

Alkalinity and Lime Content Alkalinity is the ability of a solution or mixture to react with an acid. The phenolphthalein alkalinity refers to the amount of acid required to reduce the pH of the filtrate to 8.3, the phenolphthalein end point.

Google previewThe Science of Water (1998)

Concepts and Applications by Frank R. Spellman

Alkalinity is a measure of water's ability to neutralize an acid.

Google previewGroundwater Geochemistry (1997)

Fundamentals and Applications to Contamination by William J. Deutsch, Randy Siegel

Alkalinity/ Acidity Alkalinity is a measure of the total acid-neutralizing capacity of the water, and acidity is the...

Google previewBiogeochemistry of Inland Waters (2010)

by Gene E. Likens

Introduction Alkalinity is a measure of the amount of bases in a solution, which can neutralize hydrogen ions Hþ from strong...

Google previewAquaculture Management (2012)

by James W. Meade

Alkalinity is a measure of buffering capacity. It may be more important than hardness, especially in water supplies that are composed of several small supplies or that have a periodic influx of water that significantly differs in pH. The manager ...

Google previewApplied Aquatic Ecosystem Concepts (2004)

by Gerald L. Mackie

Alkalinity is a measure of the ability of water to resist a drop in pH. Water resists changes in pH due to the...

Google previewEnvironmental Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best ...

Google previewPrinciples Of Environmental Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best ...

Google previewAgronomic Handbook (2002)

Management of Crops, Soils and Their Fertility by J. Benton Jones, Jr.

Alkalinity Refers to the pH of a soil or solution in which the hydroxyl ion (OH-) concentration exceeds that of hydrogen ion (H+) concentration, and therefore, the pH value is greater than 7.0 (see Acidity). Amino Acid An organic acid containing ...

Google previewChemistry and Chemical Reactivity (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best ...

Google previewEnvironmental Process Analysis, Principles and Modeling (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best ...

Google previewEnvironmental Science, Fundamentals and Applications (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to ...

Google previewEnvironmental Science, Toward a Sustainable Future (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best ...

Google previewEssentials of Oceanography (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability.

Google previewFuzzy Sets Based Heuristics for Optimization (2003)

by José-Luis Verdegay

The alkalinity is a consequence of the high Na+, low Mg2+ and Ca2+ geology ( which may mimic early geology on Earth and Mars). Following A.Ventosa(Ed.) Halophilic Microorganisms © Springer- Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004 Libya Egypt ...

Google previewOcean Studies (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best ...

Google previewDrain's PeriAnesthesia Nursing, A Critical Care Approach (2016)

Nursing, Medical-surgerical nursing by CTI Reviews

Alkalinity is the name given to the quantitative capacity of an aqueous solution to neutralize an acid. Measuring alkalinity is important in determining a stream's ability to neutralize acidic pollution from rainfall or wastewater. It is one of the best ...

Google previewMarine Aquarium Keeping (1993)

by Stephen Spotte

Alkalinity is the sum of chemical compounds present to neutralize acids; pH is a measure of the acidity or basicity of the water. When leveled, the gravel should be at least 2 inches deep and cover the entire filter plate. Ammonia is toxic to ...

Google previewKoi Health & Disease: Everything You Need To Know 2nd Edition (2014)

by Dr. Erik Johnson

But listen carefully: Total Alkalinity is the important parameter you have to know before treating, NOT pH and NOT Hardness! The following formula suggests that to determine the amount of copper to use, in parts per million, you would divide ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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