a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, Al(NO 3) 3 ⋅9H 2 O, used chiefly as a mordant in dyeing cotton.
- Aluminum oxide
. the natural or synthetic oxide of aluminum, Al 2 O 3 , occurring in nature in a pure crystal form as corundum. Historical Examples Earlier in this chapter I said that the slag, or aluminum oxide, from the thermit process was an almost useless product. The Boy’s Book of New Inventions Harry E. Maule […]
- Aluminum plant
a glossy green- or silver-leaved herb, Pilea cadierei, often grown as a houseplant.
- Aluminum silicate
any of a group of naturally occurring, water-insoluble substances, obtained from clay or synthesized, containing varying amounts of oxides of aluminum and silicon, Al 2 O 3 and Si 2 O 3 , and used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, paints, printing inks, rubber, and plastics. Historical Examples China clay, or aluminum silicate, is […]
- Aluminum soap
any of the salts formed by higher carboxylic acids and aluminum, as aluminum oleate, aluminum palmitate, and aluminum stearate.