Definition of alkalifying in English:

alkalifying

adjective

Chemistry
rare
  • Originally: combining with other substances to form alkalies; compare acidifying. In later use more widely: making alkaline.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Nicholson (1753–1815), chemist and inventor. From alkalify + -ing, after French alkalifiant.

Pronunciation

alkalifying

/alˈkalɪfʌɪɪŋ//ˈalkəlɪfʌɪɪŋ/