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alkalify

[al-kuh-luh-fahy, al-kal-uh-]Chemistry
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verb (used with object), al·ka·li·fied, al·ka·li·fy·ing.
  1. to alkalize.
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verb (used without object), al·ka·li·fied, al·ka·li·fy·ing.
  1. to become alkaline.
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Origin of alkalify

First recorded in 1825–35; alkali + -fy
Related formsal·ka·li·fi·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for alkalify

alkalify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. to make or become alkaline
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