alkaline alkaline  /ˈæl kə ˌlaɪn/


  • (adj) relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7



  1. Also, soaps are usually alkaline and therefore reduce the acidity on which the skin relies to help kill bacteria.
  2. Or they do eat mildly acid citrus fruits because they have convinced themselves that orange juice, for example, produces an alkaline reaction in the stomach.
  3. In some marriages, he said, an unusually alkaline semen produces a preponderance of boys, a strongly acid vaginal tract a majority of girls.



  1. Mr. Armstrong wrote this in the December 1967 Plain Truth: "Another reason our bodies are being robbed of the alkaline minerals is the way our women cook. The other day I thought of writing an article under the headline: 'How to Hurry Your...
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Herbert W Armstrong Source:

  2. "I've been working on a lot of new songs and I'm pretty excited to get out and play them," Andriano told Alternative Press. "And yes, I'll probably be playing a couple Alkaline Trio songs. Maybe someday this will become a band, I do not know....
    on Sep 17, 2009 By: Dan Andriano Source: ChartAttack

  3. "We happened to sign with Vagrant at a great time," Conley said. "They were acquiring the Get Up Kids and Alkaline Trio and Dashboard Confessional, and they sort of became a part of this 'emo' culture."
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Chris Conley Source: The Free Lance-Star

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