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alkalize

[ al-kuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞忙l k蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), al路ka路lized, al路ka路liz路ing.Chemistry.
to make or become alkaline.
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Also al路ka路lin路ize [al-kuh-luh-nahyz]; /藞忙l k蓹 l蓹藢na瑟z/; especially British, al路ka路lise, al路ka路lin路ise .

Origin of alkalize

First recorded in 1740鈥50; alkal(i) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM alkalize

al路ka路liz路a路ble, adjectiveal路ka路li路za路tion, nounal路ka路liz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for alkalize

alkalize

alkalise

/ (藞忙lk蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make alkaline

Derived forms of alkalize

alkalizable or alkalisable, adjective
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