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  1. Alu is a system of volcanic fissures, located in Ethiopia. The fissures have produced silicic lava flows, and other fissures south of the volcano have been the source of huge youthful basaltic lava flows, which enlarge to the north as far as Lake Bakili. There is major fumarolic activity, located on parallel faults, some with 100-m uplifts.
  2. Alu a.k.a. Alula Airport is an airport serving Aluula, a town in the northeastern Bari region of Somalia.

There are other places with in their name, like Faga'alu.


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Alu is a Los Angeles-based eclectic chanteuse and composer who blends cabaret, goth, trip-hop and jazz into unique cinematic soundscapes. Her music has been compared to Björk, Kate Bush, Tim Burton and Federico Fellini. She is known for her dark yet quirky lyrics and fantasy storytelling.


  1. "ALU" is a musical album of Wolfsblood.
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  2. "ALU" is a musical album of Ali Vegas.


  1. Alu a.k.a. Alû: In Akkadian and Sumerian mythology, Alû is a vengeful spirit of the Utukku that goes down to the underworld Kur. The demon has no mouth, lips or ears. It roams at night and terrifies people while they sleep, and posession by Alû results in unconsciousness and coma; in this manner it resembles creatures such as the mara, and incubus, which are invoked to explain sleep paralysis. In Akkadian and Sumerian mythology, it is associated with other demons like Gallu and Lilu.
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  2. Alu: The sequence alu is found in numerous Elder Futhark runic inscriptions of Germanic Iron Age Scandinavia between the 3rd and the 8th century. The word usually appears either alone or as part of an apparent formula. The symbols represent the runes Ansuz, Laguz, and Uruz. The origin and meaning of the word are matters of dispute, though a general agreement exists among scholars that the word represents an instance of historical runic magic or is a metaphor for it. It is the most common of the early runic charm words.
  3. Alu a.k.a. 'Are'are Language: The 'Are'are language is spoken by the 'Are'are people of the Solomon Islands. It is spoken by 18,000, making it the second-largest Oceanic language in the Solomons after the Kwara'ae. The literacy rate is somewhere between 30% and 60%.
    • also known as Areare
  4. Alu a.k.a. Mono Language: Mono, or Alu, is an Oceanic language of Solomon Islands spoken by 700 people on Treasury Island, 2300 on Shortland Island, and 14 on Fauro Island.
  5. Alu a.k.a. Dia Language: Dia is a Torricelli language of Papua New Guinea. Sinagen is also called Galu.
  6. Alu a.k.a. dppA is a gene.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alu

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Google previewFundamentals of Robotics (2003)

Linking Perception to Action by Ming Xie

The ALU is a logic circuitry which is capable of performing the arithmetic and logic operations (e.g. addition, multiplication,

Google previewThe Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha (1895)

by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Alu is a plait or ...

Google previewALU, An Advanced Guide to Operative Runology (2012)

by Edred Thorsson

Alu is an operative formula which functioned in ancient times as a mode of connecting the realm of the gods to that of humanity. This book is also designed to break through conventional barriers and bring disparate worlds together. Futhark in ...

Google previewComputer Organisation and Architecture (2006)

by D.A.Godse A.P.Godse

The ALU is a combination of parallel adder and logic circuits. It is capable of performing addition, subtraction, and logical operations. The ALU derives its input from AC and DR and places its ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

HUMAN GENOME : 500,000 SINES 64 Alu sequence CHCO CH CH2 CO CO HNNH NH...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

ALU'DEL, Alu'tel, Vi'trum sublimato'rium. A hollow sphere of stone, glass, or earthern ware, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (2009)

by Harry Henderson

The ALU works by first retrieving a code that represents the operation to be performed (such as ADD). The code also specifies the location from which the data is to be retrieved and to which the results of the operation are to be stored.

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson


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