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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Al"ka*line
Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali.

Etymology: Cf. F. alcalin

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  1. Relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7 ("alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone")

First attested in 1677. From alkali, ultimately from Arabic اَلْقِلْي (al-qily, “alkali, ashes of the saltwort”), related to قَلَى (qalā, “to roast in a pan, fry”).

  1. An alkaline battery.

alkaline was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Fun Facts about the name Alkaline

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Past life for Alkaline born Feb 21, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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