Alkaline Earth

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

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
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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 metal MORE

Earthy

Life Style / Coffee / Earthy: An odor taint in the coffee beans that produces a dirt-like taste sensation. Results when fats in the coffee beans absorb organic materials from the ground in the drying process during harvesting. Als MORE

Focus (Earthquake)

Science / Geology / Focus (Earthquake): The point at which the rupture occurs: synonymous with hypocenter. MORE

Earthquake Strap

Business / Construction / Earthquake Strap: A metal strap used to secure gas hot water heaters to the framing or foundation of a house. Intended to reduce the chances of having the water heater fall over in an earthquake and causing a gas leak. MORE

Earthquake Safety Disclosure

Business / Real Estate / Earthquake Safety Disclosure: By California law, real estate agents or owners are required to prepare a Residential Earthquake Hazards Report disclosing the earthquake safety preparedness of all houses sold in the state. MORE

Alkaline

Science / Chemistry / Alkaline: Having a pH greater than 7. MORE

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