antalkali

[ ant-al-kuh-lahy ]
/ æntˈæl kəˌlaɪ /

noun, plural ant·al·ka·lis, ant·al·ka·lies.

something that neutralizes alkalis or counteracts alkalinity.

Origin of antalkali

First recorded in 1825–35; ant- + alkali
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antalkali

/ (æntˈælkəˌlaɪ) /

noun plural -lis or -lies

a substance that neutralizes alkalis, esp one used to treat alkalosis

Derived Forms

antalkaline (æntˈælkəˌlaɪn, -lɪn), adjective, noun
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