Synonyms for alkali

Synonyms for (noun) alkali

Synonyms: base, alkali

Definition: any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water

Usage: bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia

Similar words: compound, chemical compound

Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight


Synonyms: alkali

Definition: a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture

Similar words: salt

Definition: a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)