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Definition of the noun aluminium

What does aluminium mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aluminiums

  1. a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    • examples: Powders of aluminium, magnesium, silicon, etc. explode. | Near the bed, the composite aluminium robot, with a human shape and with a rubber skin, cleverly painted to resemble human skin, glued to its body, was standing naked. | Many boxes are produced out of aluminium. | Aluminium is a metal. | The principal natural isotope of aluminium is aluminium-27. | Aluminium and glass are important materials in civil construction, even though not as important as steel and wood, for instance. | The weight of aluminium in the Earth's crust corresponds to 8.13% of the total weight. | Every recycled aluminium can saves enough energy to power a TV for three hours.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of aluminium: Al / aluminum / atomic number 13
    • more generic terms: metal / metallic element = any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    • more specific terms:
    • substance of: aluminium foil / aluminum foil / tin foil = foil made of aluminum; bauxite = a clay-like mineral; the chief ore of aluminum; composed of aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides


Aluminium is a musical group.

  • album: "Aluminium"


"Aluminium" is a musical album of Dean Roberts & Werner Dafeldecker.

  • released in (16 years ago)


"Aluminium" is a book by Joseph W. Richards.

  • also known as "Aluminium its history, occurrence, properties, metallurgy and applications, including its alloys"; "Aluminium; its history, occurrence, properties, metallurgy and applications, including its alloys"


  1. Aluminium is the name of a music project based upon an orchestral reworking of the music of the band The White Stripes. Its members are Richard Russell and Joby Talbot. Jack White, of the White Stripes, has endorsed the project.
  2. Aluminium a.k.a. Aluminum is an industry.

Phrases with Aluminium

Phrases starting with the word Aluminium:

  1. Aluminium-27
  2. aluminium foil
  3. aluminium oxide
  4. aluminium bronze
  5. Aluminium hydride
  6. aluminium chloride
  7. Aluminium silicate
  8. aluminium hydroxide

Phrases ending with the word Aluminium:

  1. Eka-Aluminium
  2. Native Aluminium

Other phrases containing the word Aluminium:

  1. hydrated aluminium oxide
  2. Lithium aluminium hydride

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aluminium

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Google previewMeyler's Side Effects of Drugs (2015)

The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions by Jeffrey K. Aronson

Aluminium is a metallic element (symbol Al; atomic no. 13), a light, silver-colored, malleable metal. Aluminium is the most abundant of all metals and is obtained from bauxite ores by the production of alumina, which is then smelted to produce ...

Google previewConstruction Science and Materials (2017)

by Surinder Singh Virdi

Aluminium is a lightweight, malleable, ductile and durable metal that has numerous uses in the construction industry. It is a sustainable material as the physical properties of the metal after recycling are the same as those of the original metal.

Google previewDesign & Make It! (2001)

Electronic Products by Dave Mawson, Paul Bell

Aluminium is a light and, in its natural state, fairly soft metal. It comes in the same forms as steel and can...

Google previewIntroduction to Aerospace Materials (2012)

by Adrian P Mouritz

Aluminium recycling Aluminium is the most common metal used in civil and military aircraft and, therefore, the ability to recycle this material using an economically viable and environmentally friendly process is ...

Google previewWaste, Recycling and Reuse (2009)

by Sally Morgan

Using aluminium Aluminium is a shiny, strong, malleable metal that.

Google previewChemistry of Aluminium, Gallium, Indium and Thallium (1993)

by A.J. Downs

Aluminium is the most abundant metal in the earth's crust whereas the other three , although not rare elements, occur only in fractions of one part per million (ppm). 1 Aluminium is widely distributed in clays and shales, but is also present in high ...

Google previewThe Earth (1838)

Its Physical Condition and Most Remarkable Phenomena by William Mullinger Higgins

Aluminium is a moat important principle, and, although it is never found pure, it constitutes, when combined with oxygen, one of the most extensively distributed mineral substances. Aluminium is the base of alum, clay, and other mineral ...

Google previewThe Elements of Chemistry (1883)

For the Use of Schools, Academies, and Colleges by Edwin James Houston

Aluminium is the third most abundant of the elements. It occurs naturally in a vast ... Metallic aluminium is a metal of a tin-white color, that possesses a variety of properties that eminently fit it for extended use in the arts. It can take a high polish ...

Google previewExcel HSC Chemistry (2003)

by C. M. Roebuck

Aluminium is a reactive metal that, from its position in the table of redox reactions, should be easily corroded, yet it is not.

Google previewMaterials , Engineering, Science, Processing and Design (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aluminium: Aluminium is a silvery white member of the boron group of chemical elements. It has the symbol Al and its atomic number is 13. It is not soluble in water under normal circumstances. Aluminium is the most abundant metal in the ...

Google previewChemistry , Principles and Reactions (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aluminium is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13. It is a silvery white, soft, ductile metal. Aluminium is the third most abundant element (after oxygen and silicon), and the most abundant metal, in the ...

Google previewThe Family Library (Harper). (1836)

Aluminium is a most important principle, and, although it is never found pure, it constitutes, when combined with oxygen, one of the most extensively distributed mineral substances. Aluminium is the base of alum, clay, and other mineral ...

Google previewEconomic Geology (2011)

Principles and Practice by Walter L. Pohl

Aluminium is the most important of the noniron metals. About 95% of bauxite produced is processed into aluminium metal. The remaining 5%, typically ore of very high quality (“chemical grade”) with >52% Al2O3, serves as an industrial raw ...

Google previewShriver and Atkins' Inorganic Chemistry (2010)

by Peter Atkins

2 ( ( ( ( + → + Aluminium is the most abundant metallic element in the crustal regions of the Earth and makes up approximately 8 per cent by mass of crustal ...

Google previewMetallurgy of Welding (2012)

by J. F. Lancaster

Aluminium is a useful metal for handling strong nitric acid, but high-purity aluminium is required for the more severe conditions. In such conditions weld metal is selectively attacked, probably because of the inevitable segregation in the cast ...

Google previewChemical Fundamentals of Geology and Environmental Geoscience (2015)

by Robin Gill

Aluminium is the commonest metallic element in the crust (Figure 11.7 ). Its malleability, ductility, electrical conductivity, chemical stability and low density make it an ideal metal for many industrial and domestic uses. The oxide ...

Google previewIndia: Acquiring its Way to a Global Footprint (2011)

by Suseela Yesudian

Aluminium is a slow moving industry, soit couldbe interpreted thatifallthe objectivesof thisacquisition were achieved, namely, reducedprice ceiling exposure,productmix andpricegains, volume improvements, leverage on first mover advantage ...

Google previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

silver copper brass cast-iron mild steel aluminium ( anodic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tribology (1990)

by C. Kajdas, E. Wilusz, S. Harvey

ALUMINIUM (A9) Silvery-white metal. Density 2.7, mp 660°C. It has good electrical conductivity and high thermal conductivity. Aluminium exhibits high resistance to atmospheric corrosion due to a very tenacious oxide film. It is oxidised by ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages (2014)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

e ferrocemento • Construção naval– PRFV, metal e ferri-cimento • Κατασκευή πλοιων – íνες υάλου/υαλοβάμβακας, μέτταλο και σιδηρομπετόν FR Concepteur Constructeur Fibre de verre Ferrociment Aluminium Acier Fibres de carbone 1 2 3 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

Aludrox" = aluminium hydroxide; magnesium carbonate; magnesium hydroxide. aluminium acetate [USAN] (aluminium ethanoate) is used topically ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard, Martin Pritchard (BEng (Hons), PhD.)

3, aluminium sulphate) A metal salt coagulant used in water purification treatment plants, which reacts with the alkalinity of the water to ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1U1M3I1N1I1U1M3

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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