any of a range of copper alloys that contain between 5 and 10 per cent aluminium
another, known as aluminium bronze, possesses great hardness and tenacity.
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- Aluminium oxide
noun a white or colourless insoluble powder occurring naturally as corundum and used in the production of aluminium and its compounds, abrasives, gl-ss, and ceramics. formula: al2o3 also called alumina see also activated alumina historical examples in what respects does aluminium oxide differ from calcium oxide in properties? an elementary study of chemistry william mcpherson […]
- Aluminium sulphate
noun a white crystalline salt used in the paper, textile, and dyeing industries and in the purification of water. formula: al2(so4)3 historical examples the formula for aluminium sulphate is somewhat more difficult to determine. an elementary study of chemistry william mcpherson aluminium sulphate can be prepared by the action of sulphuric acid upon aluminium hydroxide. […]
a combining form of , used especially before a consonant: aluminosilicate.
of the nature of or containing alum or alumina. historical examples for the most part they consist mainly of aluminous silicates, some of them being highly acid compounds with 75% or more of silica. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 11, slice 6 various aluminous rock is first roasted in a furnace similar to a lime […]
a process of producing high temperatures by causing finely divided aluminum to react with the oxygen from another metallic oxide. noun a process for reducing metallic oxides using finely divided aluminium powder. the mixture of aluminium and the oxide is ignited, causing the aluminium to be oxidized and the metal oxide to be reduced to […]