Definition of alkalify in English:

alkalify

verb

Chemistry
  • 1with object To make alkaline; (in early use) to convert into an alkali.

  • 2rare no object To become alkaline, or an alkali. rare.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Nicholson (1753–1815), chemist and inventor. From alkali + -fy.

Pronunciation

alkalify

/alˈkalɪfʌɪ//ˈalkəlɪfʌɪ/