alkalescence


alkalescence
alkalescence [al΄kə les′ən sēal΄kə les′əns]
n.
[ ALKAL(INE) + -ESCENCE]
the quality of being alkaline or somewhat alkaline: also alkalescency [al΄kə les′ən sē]
alkalescent
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Alkalescence — Al ka*les cence, Alkalescency Al ka*les cen*cy, n. A tendency to become alkaline; or the state of a substance in which alkaline properties begin to be developed, or to predominant. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alkalescence — [al΄kə les′ən sēal΄kə les′əns] n. 〚 ALKAL(INE) + ESCENCE〛 the quality of being alkaline or somewhat alkaline: also alkalescency [al΄kə les′ən sē] alkalescent adj. * * * See …   Universalium

  • alkalescence — al·ka·les·cence .al kə les ən(t)s n the property or degree of being alkaline: ALKALINITY al·ka·les·cent ənt adj * * * al·ka·les·cence (al″kə lesґəns) slight or incipient alkalinity …   Medical dictionary

  • alkalescence — n. possession of alkaline characteristics (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alkalescence — al·ka·les·cence …   English syllables

  • alkalescence — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alkalescency — Alkalescence Al ka*les cence, Alkalescency Al ka*les cen*cy, n. A tendency to become alkaline; or the state of a substance in which alkaline properties begin to be developed, or to predominant. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alkalescent — alkalescence, alkalescency, n. /al keuh les euhnt/, adj. tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline. [1725 35; ALKAL(I) + ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • alkalescency — See alkalescence. * * * …   Universalium

  • alkalescent — /ælkəˈlɛsənt/ (say alkuh lesuhnt) adjective tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline. –alkalescence, alkalescency, noun …   Australian English dictionary