ALCALIZATION, or Alkalization, Alcalizatio, in Chemistry, the Act of impregnating a Liquor with an alkaline Salt. See ALKALY.This is done either to make it a better Dissolvent, for some particular Purposes; or to load the Phlegm, so as it may not rise in Distillation, whereby the spirituous Parts may go over more pure. See DISSOLUTION, DISTILLATION, SPIRIT, &c.