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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·ka·line /ˈælkələn, ˌlaɪn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 al·ka·line /ˈælkələn, ˌlaɪn/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ka·line a.  Of or pertaining to an alkali or to alkalies; having the properties of an alkali.
 Alkaline earths, certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of the qualities of alkalies.
 Alkaline metals, potassium, sodium, cæsium, lithium, rubidium.
 Alkaline reaction, a reaction indicating alkalinity, as by the action on limits, turmeric, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater
            than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or
            limestone" [syn: alkalic] [ant: amphoteric, acidic]