Alkalic vs Alkalis - What's the difference?

alkalic | alkalis |


As an adjective alkalic

is (geology|of a rock) containing a relatively high proportion of alkali; alkaline.

As a noun alkalis is

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alkalic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (geology, of a rock) Containing a relatively high proportion of alkali; alkaline.
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    See also

    * (Igneous rock)

    alkalis

    English

    Alternative forms

    * alkalies

    Noun

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