from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act or process of rendering alkaline by impregnating with an alkali. Also spelled alcalization, alkalisation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of rendering alkaline by impregnating with an alkali; a conferring of alkaline qualities.
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In northern China in particular, waterlogging, salinization and alkalization have been the main constraints on agricultural production.
Consumption of AK water was associated with improved acid-base balance (i.e., an alkalization of the blood and urine) and hydration status when consumed under free-living conditions.
In tobacco, ATPases are considered to be a molecular switch for SA signaling and preventing JA/ET-mediated necrosis during Rapid alkalization factor (RALF), a polypeptide hormone, is a plant stress indicator and growth regulator causing rapid alkalinization of the growth medium.
Some critics point out that the process of converting bamboo to fabric can take a heavy environmental toll, with the most cost-effective and widespread method involving a harsh chemical-based hydrolysis-alkalization process followed by multi-phase bleaching.