alkali

  

Definition

Water soluble strong base. Alkalis feel soapy to touch, have pH above 7.0, and turn litmus paper blue. Strong alkalis (such as caustic soda) can cause severe burns.

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  • The alkali element involved in our solution was developed in our research and development lab by our top scientists available.

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  • I didn't wanna work with the alkali in Chemistry class because last time I spilled it all over the table.

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  • If there is a lot of alkali in your water at your factory you may need to filter it out before you do certain jobs.

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