Origin of alkalic

1725–35, in sense “alkaline;” alkal(i) + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for alkalic

Historical Examples of alkalic

  • The tool N was used in refining their alkalic salts, and served to take off the salt as crystallized in course of its manufacture.

British Dictionary definitions for alkalic


  1. (of igneous rocks) containing large amounts of alkalis, esp sodium and potassium
  2. another word for alkaline
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