alkalinity


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al·ka·lin·i·ty

 (ăl′kə-lĭn′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. al·ka·lin·i·ties
The alkali concentration or alkaline quality of an alkali-containing substance.

alkalinity

(ˌælkəˈlɪnɪtɪ)
n
1. (Chemistry) the quality or state of being alkaline
2. (Chemistry) the amount of alkali or base in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH
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Noun1.alkalinity - pH values above 7
pH, pH scale - (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);
acidity - pH values below 7
Translations

alkalinity

[ˌælkəˈlɪnɪtɪ] Nalcalinidad f

alkalinity

[ælkəˈlɪnɪti] nalcalinité f

alkalinity

nAlkalität f
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43 (NTU) TDS(mg/l) 745 778 774 634 357 366 Total Hardness 376 346 426 130 162 108 Alkalinity 18 17 13 14 13 12 Acidity 13 7 9 4 8 2 DO 6.
The total hardness, alkalinity, nitrate chloride were found relatively lower in the river sample generally both in harmattan and rainy period while sulphate & phosphate were relatively high.
The pH level indicates the acidity or alkalinity of a solution.
A pH of 7 marks the line between acidity and alkalinity.
The iron release from desalinated water was relatively high because of high chloride levels and low alkalinity.
Although mean ash alkalinity of the litter was also lower at Sunnyside than at other sites, this difference was not significant.
Physicochemical parameters determined consisted of pH, conductivity, total hardness, alkalinity, temperature, turbidity, dissolve oxygen (DO), total suspended solids, total dissolved solids, and chemical oxygen demand (COD).
Since coatings contain chemicals, a range of pHs exists that identifies a normal coating's alkalinity or acidity.
The author, who is a board-certified dermatologist, says avoiding sugary, yeasty foods, as well as coffee, cola, tea and chocolate, will increase the alkalinity of the skin, so you'll be less likely to get infections.
Noble and Randall hypothesised that trees might act as a sort of biological pump, bringing this alkalinity to the surface and, in this way, reducing the acidity of the surface layer.
Precipitation, particularly acidic in the New York City area, slowly alters the chemistry of the concrete and reduces its alkalinity, a process known as carbonation.