a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, Al 2 (SO 4) 3 , used chiefly as a water-purifying agent, as a mordant, and as a size in the manufacture of paper.
Vitriol is copper or iron sulfate, saltpeter is potassium nitrate, and alum is an aluminum sulfate salt.
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a woman who is a graduate or former student of a specific school, college, or university. Contemporary Examples “They claim me as an alumna, though I did not alum,” she said. Melissa Leo Breaks Oscar Silence Jacob Bernstein February 20, 2011 “Women are expected to do everything, do it well, and look hot while doing […]
a woman who is a graduate or former student of a specific school, college, or university. Contemporary Examples In the last 10 months, four alumnae in their mid 50s and 60s have been attacked at night in their homes near Dallas. Stalking the Sorority Sisters Christine Pelisek October 25, 2011 Historical Examples The Wellington banner, […]
the quality of an object or substance with respect to light reflected by the object, usually determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation, and brightness of the reflected light; saturation or chroma; hue. the natural appearance of the skin, especially of the face; complexion: She has a lovely color. a ruddy complexion: The wind and […]
a graduate or former student of a specific school, college, or university. a former associate, employee, member, or the like: He invited all the alumni of the library staff to the party. Contemporary Examples But the University of Chicago, last time I checked, has 87 Nobel Prize winners among its faculty and alumni. Joe Paterno […]