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alike to the same degree or in a like manner. [2 definitions]
aliment physical nourishment; food. [3 definitions]
alimentary relating to food or nutrition. [2 definitions]
alimentary canal the body passage into which food is ingested and in which it is digested; passage from the mouth to the anus; digestive tract.
alimentation that which serves as nourishment; food. [2 definitions]
alimony financial support given by one separated or divorced spouse to the other, usu. by legal agreement. [2 definitions]
aline variant of align.
aliphatic indicating an organic chemical compound in which the carbon atoms make an open chain.
aliquot in math, forming a whole number divisor of another number without a remainder. [3 definitions]
alit past tense and past participle of alight1.
a little a small amount of something. [3 definitions]
alive having life; living. [4 definitions]
alive to keenly aware of.
alizarin a reddish orange or brownish orange chemical substance from which dyes are made.
alkali any of a category of base chemicals, made up of hydroxides of certain metals and of ammonium, which neutralize acids to form salts. [2 definitions]
alkali metal any of a group of highly reactive chemical elements, such as sodium and potassium, that are typically univalent cations forming various compounds, but that can be isolated as soft, low-density metals.
alkaline of, containing, or similar to an alkali. [2 definitions]
alkaline-earth metal any of a group of highly reactive chemical elements, such as calcium and magnesium, that are typically divalent cations and form compounds with various other elements.
alkalinize to produce an alkali from (a chemical group). [2 definitions]
alkalize see alkalinize.
alkaloid any of various nitrogen-containing organic bases found in plants and from which drugs such as nicotine, quinine, and morphine are made.