(Geol.) Designating or of igneous rocks with more than 66% silica
Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis:
Suggestive of the sea or sailing life.
A hydroxide of an alkali metal. The aqueous solution of alkalis is bitter, slippery, caustic, and characteristically basic in reactions.
That can burn, eat away, or destroy tissue by chemical action; corrosive
Of or relating to a material or processes not commonly found in nature or in a particular product.
Counteracting or neutralizing acidity, especially of the stomach.
Characterized by strong feelings of hatred, resentment, cynicism, etc.
Cheap or tawdry, referring to furniture or other works of industrial design.
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