- (of igneous rock) containing a relatively high percentage of sodium and potassium alkali.
Origin of alkalic
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The tool N was used in refining their alkalic salts, and served to take off the salt as crystallized in course of its manufacture.Reminiscences of Glass-making
- (of igneous rocks) containing large amounts of alkalis, esp sodium and potassium
- another word for alkaline
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