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alkalimetry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alkalimetry volumetric analysis using standard solutions of alkali to measure the amount of acid present
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alkalimetry (Chem) The art or process of ascertaining the strength of alkalies, or the quantity present in alkaline mixtures.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n alkalimetry The process of determining the strength of an alkaline mixture or liquid. This may be done by volumetric analysis, that is, by estimating the amount of a standard acid solution which the alkaline mixture will saturate; or by gravimetric analysis, that is, by decomposing the substance and finding the weight of the alkali contained in it. Sometimes spelled alcalimetry.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. alcalim├Ętrie,

Usage

In literature:

This may be exemplified in the case of alkalimetry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Several synthetic indicators are employed in acidimetry and alkalimetry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
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