Translation of alkali in Spanish:

alkali

álcali, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈælkəˌlaɪ//ˈalkəlʌɪ/

noun

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    álcali masculine
    • Platinum also dissolves in hot alkalis such as hot sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide.
    • Concentrated acids and caustic alkalis should be handled with the greatest care.
    • They resist most chemicals, including many acids, alkalis, oxidizing agents, and solvents.
    • Zinc is a fairly active metal that dissolves in both acids and strong alkalis.
    • Caustic alkalis react with the paint coating and loosen it from the surface.
    • Tellurium reacts with both acids and some alkalis.
    • Nitriles can be decomposed by acids or alkalis to give the corresponding carboxylic acid or they can be reduced to give primary amines.
    • Nickel has good resistance to corrosion in the normal atmosphere, in natural freshwaters and in deaerated nonoxidizing acids, and it has excellent resistance to corrosion by caustic alkalis…
    • Carboxylic acids also react with alkalis, or bases.
    • Chemically, aluminum will react with the alkalis in concrete and produce hydrogen bubbles.
    • The high-density overlay protects the wood substrate from alkalis and water.
    • Corrosives (mineral acids, alkalis, phenols) are in this category.
    • It accounted for acids and alkalis, for respiration and the smells of plants.
    • It can withstand high temperatures and is resistant to many corrosive substances such as acids and alkalis.
    • On contact, strong acids, alkalis, and heavy metals cause chemical burns.
    • Soap is made by combining a fat source (either animal or vegetable) and an alkali in a chemical process known as saponification.
    • It combines with most non-metals at high temperatures and reacts with both acids and alkalis.
    • Copper is a moderately reactive metal that dissolves in most acids and alkalis.
    • Like semi-permanent dyes, permanent dyes are also alkalis.
    • Amides are hydrolysed to ammonium salts with catalysis by acids or alkalis.