a level area, as a dry lake bed, in which evaporation has concentrated alkali minerals, as sodium sulfates and carbonates.
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Compare salt flat.
Origin of alkali flat
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Words nearby alkali flat
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British Dictionary definitions for alkali flat
an arid plain encrusted with alkaline salts derived from the streams draining into it
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