Origin of alkalinity
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This is an application so light that a state of alkalinity cannot be long retained.
They should show an alkalinity of approximately 0.5 per cent.
To avoid the formation of polyglycerols this alkalinity must not be exceeded.
An alternative method is to determine the alkalinity before and after the elimination of carbonate by chloride of barium.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture
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The alkalinity of the blood seems not to be changed, although Chotin and Bouvier noticed a slight increase.
- the quality or state of being alkaline
- the amount of alkali or base in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH
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- The alkali concentration or alkaline quality of a substance that contains alkali.
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