From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chemistry
alkalineal‧ka‧line /ˈælkəlaɪn/ adjective HCcontaining an alkali
Examples from the Corpus
alkalineOrdinary soaps and cheap facial preparations are alkaline and in some people can lead to dry, flaky skin.The calcareous clays, such as East Anglian boulder clay, are alkaline and therefore will not suit azaleas or rhododendrons.The ecological setting was similar to that of today, except for an alkaline lake which has long since evaporated.Bound antibodies were detected with an alkaline phosphatase conjugate by standard methods.The sites of bound alkaline phosphatase were then shown as above.Hydrolases are enzymes that split molecules with the addition of water, for example, amylase, lipase, and alkaline phosphatase.The Jaffe reaction employs the use of an alkaline picrate solution that reacts with creatinine to form a bright orange-red complex.Owing to its high alkaline requirement it should only be grown with those plants with the same preference.