Definition of Alkalify

1. Verb. Turn basic and less acidic. "The solution alkalized"

Exact synonyms: Alkalise, Alkalize, Basify
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Derivative terms: Alkali, Alkali, Alkali, Alkalizer, Base
Antonyms: Acidify

Definition of Alkalify

1. v. t. To convert into an alkali; to give alkaline properties to.

2. v. i. To become changed into an alkali.

Definition of Alkalify

1. Verb. (transitive) To make (more) alkaline (less acidic) ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To become changed into an alkali. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alkalify

1. to alkalize [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES] - See also: alkalize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alkalify

alkali earth metal
alkali flat
alkali flats
alkali grass
alkali metal
alkali metals
alkali poisoning
alkali reserve
alkali sink
alkalic
alkalied
alkalies
alkalifiable
alkalified
alkalifies
alkalify (current term)
alkalifying
alkalimeter
alkalimeters
alkalimetric
alkalimetrical
alkalimetries
alkalimetry
alkalin
alkaline
alkaline-ash diet
alkaline-earth
alkaline-earth metal
alkaline-loving
alkaline D-peptidase

Literary usage of Alkalify

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1. The treasury of knowledge and library of reference by Samuel Maunder, Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward (1859)
"... potash, soda, ammonia, and other substances having similar properties alkalify, i1. a. to convert into an alkali i ceptible ..."

2. Twelve Thousand Words Often Mispronounced by William Henry Pinkney Phyfe (1908)
"Lexicographers generally say It, and most people say //. alkalify—al-kal'-if-I or al'-kal-if-i. Webster alone of the leading lexicographers gives the second ..."

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