Associations to the word «Aluminium»


ALUMINIUM, noun. A light, silvery metal extracted from bauxite, and a chemical element (symbol Al) with an atomic number of 13.
ALUMINIUM BRONZE, noun. (metallurgy) An alloy of copper with about 5% to 10% aluminium
ALUMINIUM BRONZES, noun. Plural of aluminium bronze
ALUMINIUM CHLORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) AlCl, only exists in the gas phase when AlCl3 is heated with aluminium.
ALUMINIUM CHLORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) AlCl3, the aluminium salt of hydrochloric acid; forms the covalent dimer Al2Cl6 when melted; it has very many industrial applications, including that of a catalyst in Friedel-Crafts reactions.
ALUMINIUM FAMILY, noun. (inorganic chemistry) The metallic elements of the boron group, namely aluminium, gallium, indium and thallium
ALUMINIUM FOIL, noun. (AU) (NZ) (British) A very thin, pliable, easily torn sheet of aluminium used for cooking, packaging, cosmetics, and insulation.
ALUMINIUM GALLIUM ARSENIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) A mixed arsenide of aluminium and gallium that is used as a semiconductor
ALUMINIUM HYDRIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) AlH, formed when aluminium is heated at 1500°C in an atmosphere of hydrogen.
ALUMINIUM HYDRIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) (AlH3)n, can be prepared in ether solution by the reaction of aluminium chloride and lithium hydride; it is used to manufacture lithium aluminium hydride.
ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) The hydrated form of alumina, having the formula Al(OH)3; it reacts with bases to form aluminates.
ALUMINIUM NITRIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) The semiconductor compound AlN that is a binary compound of aluminium and nitrogen
ALUMINIUM OXIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) The solid, Al2O3, commonly known as alumina; it occurs as bauxite, sapphire, ruby and other forms; it is used in the manufacture of ceramics
ALUMINIUM SHOWER, noun. Alternative form of aluminum shower
ALUMINIUM SILICATE, noun. A chemical compound composed of aluminium, silicon and oxygen, chemical formula Al2SiO5, found in minerals and clays in several forms and used commercially as food additive E559 as an anti-caking agent.
ALUMINIUM SILICATES, noun. Plural of aluminium silicate

Dictionary definition

ALUMINIUM, noun. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.

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