a mineral, hydrous aluminum sulfate, Al 2 (SO 4)(OH) 4 ⋅7H 2 O, occurring in white, chalky masses.
We floated there like a derelict—dark, silent, save for the lapping of the water against our aluminite pontoons.
Tarrano the Conqueror Raymond King Cummings
The walls seemed to bulge outward with the pressure of the room, the aluminite braces straining and creaking.
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. Historical Examples He had slipped one hand out of the boot and now grasped that aluminium rod. The New Gulliver and Other Stories Barry Pain The boat was in the shape of an enormous cigar, and was made of aluminium. A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade The whole framework is usually of wood […]
- Aluminium hydroxide
noun a white crystalline powder derived from bauxite and used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics, aluminium and its salts, and in dyeing. Formula: Al(OH)3 or Al2O3.3H2O Historical Examples Supposing bauxite to be 90% aluminium hydroxide, what weight of it is necessary for the preparation of 100 kg. An Elementary Study of Chemistry William […]
- Aluminium bronze
noun any of a range of copper alloys that contain between 5 and 10 per cent aluminium Historical Examples Another, known as aluminium bronze, possesses great hardness and tenacity. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various
- Aluminium oxide
noun a white or colourless insoluble powder occurring naturally as corundum and used in the production of aluminium and its compounds, abrasives, glass, 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 […]