Alkalinity



condition; the quality that constitutes an .
Historical Examples

The rapidity of nitrification also depends on the degree of alkalinity of the solution.
Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XIX, No. 470, Jan. 3, 1885 Various

This is an application so light that a state of alkalinity cannot be long retained.
Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement Alva Agee

alkalinity of commercial potassium cyanide and of cyanide solutions.
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

The alkalinity of the blood seems not to be changed, although Chotin and Bouvier noticed a slight increase.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

The alkalinity of juice is reduced to 0.07 by a judicious use of lime.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891 Various

The acid helps to keep the blood alkaline (which alkalinity is necessary for the normal performance of its functions).
Papers on Health John Kirk

The alkalinity of the last-named solution when nitrification commenced was equal to 447 mgs.
Manures and the principles of manuring Charles Morton Aikman

Enzymes are very sensitive to changes in temperature and to the degree of acidity or alkalinity of the material in which they act.
A Civic Biology George William Hunter

Most bacteria are very susceptible to changes in the degree of acidity or alkalinity of the medium in which they grow.
The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey

Moreover, it is but little affected by variations in alkalinity, which render the other finishing point quite useless.
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

noun
the quality or state of being alkaline
the amount of alkali or base in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH

alkalinity al·ka·lin·i·ty (āl’kə-lĭn’ĭ-tē)
n.
The alkali concentration or alkaline quality of a substance that contains alkali.

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