Alkaline Earth Metal

Science / Chemistry / Alkaline Earth Metal: (alkali metal) The Group 2 elements, beryllium (Be), magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), strontium (Sr), barium (Ba), and radium (Ra) form alkaline oxides and hydroxides and are called 'alkaline earth metals'.

Other Words for Earth

Earth Noun Synonyms: soil, dirt, loam, sod, clay, turf, ground, mould
Earth Noun Plural Synonyms: globe, mother earth, planet, world, blue planet, Terra

Alkaline Earth

Science / Chemistry / Alkaline Earth: An oxide of an alkaline earth metal, which produces an alkaline solution in reaction with water. MORE

Alkali Metal

Science / Chemistry / Alkali Metal: (alkaline earth metal) alkali metal element The Group 1 elements, lithium (Li), sodium (Na), potassium (K), rubidium (Rb), cesium (Cs), and francium (Fr) react with cold water for form strongly alkali MORE

Metallic Bond

Business / Machine Shop / Metallic Bond: The principal atomic bond that holds metals together. MORE

Metallic Compounds

Science / Chemistry / Metallic Compounds: Compounds that contain at least one metallic element. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Metalloid: An element with both metallic and nonmetallic properties. Examples are silicon, arsenic, and germanium. MORE


Life Style / Tea / Metallic: tea taster's term to denote coppery taste of some teas MORE