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Synonyms for alkali

any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water

a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water

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Some aggregates release alkalies in concrete mix, which influence and affect the ASR expansion (Berube et al.
We conclude that the reaction at Tarbela and Warsak took place due to a balancing amount of available alkalies and reactive aggregate in source.
Tamer Hassan, a Dubai-based pharmacist, explains that alkalies are soluble salts that are effective in removing dirt without excessive rubbing.
Gujarat, May 28 -- Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited's Dahej & Vadodara plants were awarded the 1st and 2nd Runners up Awards in the "Glass & Chemicals" category respectively at the GreEnv Contest 2011-2012.
The low alkalies (Na2O and K2O) in the high grade limestone are good for cement manufacturing.
11 -- The National Safety Award was bestowed upon Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals at a presentation ceremony recently by Mallikarjun Kharge, Union Minister for Labour & Employment, Govt.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-November 26, 2010--ICRA places Sree Rayalaseema Alkalies and Allied Chemicals bank facilities on withdrawal notice(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Guruprasad Mohapatra, head of the delegation and managing director of Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals, said deals such as Tata's purchase of Jaguar Land Rover and Mumbai-based Essar Steel's acquisition of Dudley-based Servosteel earlier this year were a sign of things to come.
Others that made the cut are Voltamp Transformers, Hindustan Dorr-Oliver, KSB Pumps and Gujarat Alkalies .
This superhydrophobicity holds at all pH levels, so anything coated with it would be protected from even the strongest acids and alkalies.
India-based Suzlon Energy Limited (Suzlon Energy) has received a contract from Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (Gujarat Alkalies).
Last year, the company signed a 50:50 joint venture agreement with Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd to set-up a manufacturing facility in Gujarat at a total cost of about $250 million.
The cleaning agents are matched to their respective applications by adding alkalies such as alkaline hydroxide, alkaline carbonate, phosphate, borax and silicate.
Fixed alkalies, such as sodium and calcium hydroxides, are used in depilatories.
Abrasion resistant, the tubing will withstand most oxidizing and reducing agents, and diluted acids and alkalies have little effect.