alkali alkali  /ˈæl kə ˌlaɪ/


  1. (n) any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
  2. (n) a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture

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  1. The Solution: Submerge the body in alkali and water.
  2. What we see here is a typical alkali flat, left when melting snow water and spring rains had passed.
  3. The wreckage dug out of alkali flats or mesquite thickets often tells more about a flight than any amount of telemetry could radio back to base.


  1. S&P upgrades Olin Corp.

    Standard & Poor's Ratings Service on Wednesday raised its rating on Olin Corp., saying it expects the chlor-alkali and ammunition producer's operating performance and credit metrics to improve. S&P raised ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Corporate Process and Process Safety Engineer

    Opportunity in Vancouver for a Corporate Process and Process Safety Engineer for a large Chlor-Alkali manufacturing company. The position will be based at the company's state of the art production facility in North Vancouver.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Rigzone

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