Alkaline metals
Alkaline Al"ka*line (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. alcalin.] Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali. [1913 Webster]

{Alkaline earths}, certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of the qualities of alkalies.

{Alkaline metals}, potassium, sodium, c[ae]sium, lithium, rubidium.

{Alkaline reaction}, a reaction indicating alkalinity, as by the action on limits, turmeric, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • alkaline metals — šarminiai metalai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Fr. atitikmenys: angl. alkali metals; alkaline elements; alkaline metals rus. щелочные металлы …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Some properties of the alkaline metals — ▪ Table Some properties of the alkaline metals beryllium magnesium calcium atomic number 4 12 20 atomic weight (stablest isotope) 9.0122 24.312 40.08 colour of element gray silvery white silvery white melting point (°C) 1,283 650 842–48 boiling… …   Universalium

  • Alkaline — Al ka*line (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. alcalin.] Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali. [1913 Webster] {Alkaline earths}, certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alkaline earths — Alkaline Al ka*line (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. alcalin.] Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali. [1913 Webster] {Alkaline earths}, certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alkaline reaction — Alkaline Al ka*line (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. alcalin.] Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali. [1913 Webster] {Alkaline earths}, certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alkaline-earth metal — /al keuh luyn errth , lin /, Chem. any of the group of bivalent metals including barium, radium, strontium, calcium, and, usually, magnesium, the hydroxides of which are alkalis but less soluble than those of the alkali metals. [1900 05] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • alkaline elements — šarminiai metalai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Fr. atitikmenys: angl. alkali metals; alkaline elements; alkaline metals rus. щелочные металлы …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Alkaline battery — Alkaline batteries are a type of disposable battery dependent upon the reaction between zinc and manganese (IV) oxide (Zn/MnO2).Compared with zinc carbon batteries of the Leclanché or zinc chloride types, while all produce approximately 1.5 volts …   Wikipedia

  • alkaline earth metals — plural noun The bivalent metals of the second group of the periodic system, calcium, strontium, barium, and sometimes magnesium and radium • • • Main Entry: ↑alkali …   Useful english dictionary

  • alkaline earth — n 1) an oxide of an alkaline earth metal 2) ALKALINE EARTH METAL * * * any oxide of the alkaline earth metals …   Medical dictionary

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