Definition of Alkaline Metal in English :

Define Alkaline Metal in English

Alkaline Metal meaning in English

Meaning of Alkaline Metal in English

Pronunciation of Alkaline Metal in English

Alkaline Metal pronunciation in English

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Alkaline Metal

see synonyms of alkaline metal

Noun

1. alkali metal, alkaline metal

any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)

Example Sentences:
'the hydroxides of the alkali metals are strongly alkaline'

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Alkaline Metal

see synonyms of alkaline metal
noun
chemistry
any of the divalent electropositive metals beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium, and radium, belonging to group 2A of the periodic table
another name for alkaline earth (sense 1)

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Alkaline Metal

see synonyms of alkaline metal
any of the six highly reactive chemical elements in group IIA of the periodic table including, in order of increasing reactivity, beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium, and radium: an oxide of any of these metals is called an alkaline earth
see the periodic table of elements in the Reference Supplement

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