Main definitions of alkalinize in English

: alkalinize1alkalinize2

alkalinize1

(British alkalinise)

verb

usually as adjective alkalinized" or "alkalinizing
  • Treat with alkali; alkalize.

    ‘there is little evidence showing that alkalinized water provides health benefits’

Pronunciation

alkalinize

/ˈalkəlɪnʌɪz/

Main definitions of alkalinize in English

: alkalinize1alkalinize2

alkalinize2

(also alkalinise)

verb

Chemistry
  • with object To make alkaline.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Taylor (1765–1836), reviewer and translator. From alkaline + -ize.

Pronunciation

alkalinize

/ˈalkəlɪnʌɪz/