al·ka·line (ălkə-lĭn, -līn′)
1. Of, relating to, or containing an alkali.
a. Having a pH greater than 7.
b. Having a relatively low concentration of hydrogen ions.
3. Of or relating to a common disposable battery made of zinc and manganese dioxide.
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