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Related / Similar Words: base

 

Definition:
  • any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia";
  • a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture;

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    Hyponyms: pyridine, purine, imidazole, iminazole, glyoxaline, melamine, cyanuramide, pyrimidine

     

    Derivational Morphology: alkalize, alkalise, alkalify, basify, free-base, base

     

     
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