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al·ka·line

 (ăl′kə-lĭn, -līn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or containing an alkali.
2.
a. Having a pH greater than 7.
b. Having a relatively low concentration of hydrogen ions.
3. Of or relating to a common disposable battery made of zinc and manganese dioxide.

alkaline

(ˈælkəˌlaɪn) or

alkalin

adj
(Chemistry) having the properties of or containing an alkali

al•ka•line

(ˈæl kəˌlaɪn, -lɪn)

adj.
of, containing, or like an alkali, esp. in having a pH greater than 7. Compare acid (def. 5c)
[1670–80]
al`ka•lin′i•ty (-ˈlɪn-) n.

al·ka·line

(ăl′kə-lĭn, ăl′kə-līn′)
1. Capable of neutralizing an acid; basic.
2. Relating to or containing an alkali.

alkalinity noun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alkaline - relating to or containing an alkalialkaline - relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
acidic - being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
amphiprotic, amphoteric - having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
Translations
قَلَوي
zásaditýalkalický
alkaliskbasisk
alkalialkalinenemäksinen
lúgos
alkalískur, basískur
alkaliskbasisk
zásaditý
alkaliskbasisk
alkalik

alkaline

[ˈælkəlaɪn] ADJalcalino

alkaline

[ˈælkəlaɪn] adjalcalin(e)

alkaline

adjbasisch, alkalisch; alkaline solutionLauge f

alkaline

[ˈælkəlaɪn] adjalcalino/a

alkali

(ˈӕlkəlai) noun
a substance, the opposite of acid, such as soda.
ˈalkaline (-lain) adjective

alkaline

adj alcalino; — phosphatase fosfatasa alcalina
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You also need an alkaline diet (lots of flesh fruits and vegetables and "peace of mind").
London, Jan 29 ( ANI ): Victoria Beckham, who is following her alkaline diet, treated her youngest son Cruz to a fish and chip supper following his day at school.
Natural medicine treatment at this time was to encourage an alkaline diet and prescribed a herbal tonic consisting of antiseptic and digestive herbs and the nervine Chamomile for treatment.
This inspired me to Google The Marchioness of Worcester Tracy Louise Somerset, which resulted in several articles, the most recent being last month where she claims to have beaten cancer by following an alkaline diet, predominantly organic, supplemented with Omega 3 rich foods and avoiding highly-processed foods.
A potassium-rich, alkaline diet that the researchers established, however, neutralizes acids in the body and helps preserve valuable muscle mass.
Besides the protein content, this helps to balance the strongly alkaline diet.
Basically, an alkaline diet is one that focuses on vegetables, fruit, and legumes while avoiding the overconsumption of grains, meat, dairy, and most nuts except hazelnuts.
According to scientists in Colorado, the ultra-marathon runner has an extraordinary high lactate threshold, but Karnazes reckons that his low body fat, low sweat rate, highly alkaline diet and low exposure to environmental toxins are the secret behind his running abilities.
British Dietetic Association's verdict: The theory of the alkaline diet is that eating certain foods can help maintain the body's ideal pH balance (acidity levels) to improve overall health.