alkalic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

alkali +‎ -ic

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Adjective[edit]

alkalic (comparative more alkalic, superlative most alkalic)

  1. (geology, of a rock) Containing a relatively high proportion of alkali; alkaline.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Peter Morrison Vitousek, Nutrient Cycling and Limitation: Hawai'i as a Model System[1], ISBN 069111580X, page 12:
      This rejuvenation-stage or post-erosional volcanism produces lava even more alkalic than late-stage volcanism.

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