aluminous

aluminous
aluminium (US aluminum) NOUN a strong, light, corrosion-resistant silvery-grey metallic element.
DERIVATIVES aluminous adjective.

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  • Aluminous — A*lu mi*nous ([.a]*l[=u]*m[i^]*n[u^]s), a. [L. aluminosus, fr. alumen alum: cf. F. alumineux.] Pertaining to or containing alum, or alumina; as, aluminous minerals, aluminous solution. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aluminous — [ə lo͞o′mə nəs] adj. [L aluminosus] of or containing alum, alumina, or aluminum …   English World dictionary

  • Aluminous slate — Slate Slate (sl[=a]t), n. [OE. slat, sclat, OF. esclat a shiver, splinter, F. [ e]clat, fr. OF. esclater to shiver, to chip, F. [ e]clater, fr. OHG. sleizen to tear, slit, split, fr. sl[=i]zan to slit, G. schleissen. See {Slit}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aluminous cement — aliuminatinis cementas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Greitai kietėjantis cementas, kuriame vyrauja CaO·Al₂O₃. atitikmenys: angl. alumina cement; aluminate cement; aluminous cement; bauxite cement; high alumina cement rus. алюминатный… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • aluminous — adjective Date: 15th century of, relating to, or containing alum or aluminum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aluminous — aluminosity /euh looh meuh nos i tee/, n. /euh looh meuh neuhs/, adj. of the nature of or containing alum or alumina. [1535 45; < F alumineux or L aluminosus; see ALUM1, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aluminous — adjective Of or pertaining to alumina or alum …   Wiktionary

  • aluminous — adj. consisting aluminum; of or pertaining to aluminum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aluminous — a. Clayey, argillaceous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • aluminous — alu·mi·nous …   English syllables

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