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alkali

al kuh lahy

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

  • The Solution: Submerge the body in alkali and water.
  • What we see here is a typical alkali flat, left when melting snow water and spring rains had passed.
  • The Department did not like to hear ranchmen blame "alkali disease," because during the last century alkali disease afflicted the Indians inhabiting the same areas.
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  • 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 ...
    June 19, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • 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.
    June 18, 2013 - Rigzone

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