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1) alkali metals. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Compared to other metals they are soft and have low melting points and densities. Alkali metals are powerful reducing agents and form univalent compounds. All react...

2) alkali. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alkalies are readily soluble in water and form strongly basic solutions with a characteristic acrid taste. They neutralize acids, forming salts and water. Strong...

3) potassium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Potassium is a soft, silver-white metal. Physically and chemically it resembles the other alkali metals in group Ia of the periodic table. It is extremely reactive,...

4) caustic. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Silver nitrate is another caustic substance; it is sometimes called lunar caustic. Most inorganic acids, e.g., sulfuric acid, are caustic, especially when concentrated....

5) glass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Composition and Properties of GlassMost glass is a mixture of silica obtained from beds of fine sand or from pulverized sandstone; an alkali to lower the melting...

6) Black Rock Desert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Black Rock Desert, arid region of lava beds and alkali flats, NW Nev., in Toiyabe National Forest, stretching c.70 mi (110 km) NE from Gerlach. The Jackson Mts. rise...

7) Widnes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Widnes, (widŽnis) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 55,973), Halton, NW England, on the Mersey River. It is an important alkali-processing center. Other products are paints,...

8) sodium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sodium is a soft, silver-white metal. Extremely reactive chemically, it is one of the alkali metals in group Ia of the periodic table. Like potassium, which it closely...

9) litmus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Naturally pink in color, it turns blue in alkali solutions and red in acids. Commonly, paper is treated with the coloring matter to form so-called litmus paper. Litmus...

10) goosefoot. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Most species thrive in soils with a high mineral concentration and grow in such regions as the alkali plains of the SW United States and the pampas of Argentina....

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