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Alkaline meaning

alkaline - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; " alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
  2. 2. Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali.

alkaline - examples of usage

  1. Finally, alkaline waters and alkaline incrustations on the soil may be active causes. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. An alkaline digestive juice poured by the pancreas into the small intestine; especially valuable in the digestion of starches, fats, and proteins. - "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
  3. But joining it come the bare alkaline plains. - "Two Years in Oregon", Wallis Nash.
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