What is another word for alkali metal?

113 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˈalkəlˌa͡ɪ mˈɛtə͡l], [ ˈalkəlˌa‍ɪ mˈɛtə‍l], [ ˈa_l_k_ə_l_ˌaɪ m_ˈɛ_t_əl]

Alkali metals are a group of elements that form basic or alkaline solutions when reacting with water. The group contains lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, cesium and francium. Synonyms for these elements include group 1 elements, because they are found in the first column of the periodic table, and active metals because they readily react with other elements. They are also referred to as the "s-block" elements because their valence electrons are located in the s-orbitals. Alkali metals have low ionization energy and are extremely reactive due to their tendency to lose a single valence electron to form a positive ion with a noble gas configuration.

What are the hypernyms for Alkali metal?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Alkalis, Group 1 Elements, METALS, chemical elements, Alkaline element.

What are the hyponyms for Alkali metal?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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