Alkaline reaction

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a reaction indicating alkalinity, as by the action on limits, turmeric, etc.

See also: Alkaline

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This can produce failure because of chlorine-ion attack on reinforcement or an alkaline reaction in the aggregate, which makes concrete friable.
Recently, a rate-blanking method has been introduced that compensates for absorbance changes of bilirubin and hemoglobin under the strongly alkaline reaction conditions [6, 7].