∞ generated and posted on 2022.02.03 ∞

A water solution that possess a dearth of protons or a substance that upon addition to water results in possession of a dearth of protons by the resulting solution.

An Base, biologically, is a compound that increases the pH of a water solution or instead is a water solution that possesses a pH that is greater than neutral 7.

Compounds which are bases either will ionize to lose hydroxyl ions or instead will tend to gain hydrogen ions.

Contrast with acid and see also pH.