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Definition of the noun aluminium hydroxide
What does aluminium hydroxide mean as a name of something?
- white crystalline compound that occurs naturally as the mineral gibbsite
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of aluminium hydroxide: aluminum hydroxide / hydrated aluminium oxide / hydrated aluminum oxide
- more generic terms: hydrated oxide / hydroxide = a compound of an oxide with water
- substance of: gibbsite = white crystalline mineral consisting of aluminum hydroxide
Alternative definition of the noun aluminium hydroxide
- [inorganic compound] The hydrated form of alumina, having the formula Al(OH)3; it reacts with bases to form aluminates.
- synonym: aluminic acid
Aluminium hydroxide, Al₃, archaically called hydrate of alumina or alumina trihydrate, is found in nature as the mineral gibbsite and its three, much more rare polymorphs: bayerite, doyleite and nordstrandite. Closely related are aluminium oxide hydroxide, AlO, and aluminium oxide, Al₂O₃, differing only by loss of water. These compounds together are the major components of the aluminium ore bauxite. Freshly precipitated aluminium hydroxide forms gels, which is the basis for application of aluminium salts as flocculants in water purification. This gel crystallizes with time. Aluminium hydroxide gels can be dehydrated to form an amorphous aluminium hydroxide powder, which is readily soluble in acids. Aluminium hydroxide powder which has been heated to an elevated temperature under carefully controlled conditions is known as activated alumina and is used as a desiccant, an adsorbent, in gas purification, as a Claus catalyst support, water purification, and an adsorbent for the catalyst during the manufacture of polyethylene by the Sclairtech process.
- also known as Nhôm hydroxyd, 氢氧化铝
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by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall
ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE White Synonym, variant or common name Commonly used term...
Aluminium hydroxide, nordstrandite type Aluminium oxides and hydroxides group; Bayerite; Boehmite; Diaspore; Doyleite; Gibbsite; Nordstrandite; ...
A Dictionary of Science (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
aluminium hydroxide minium is soft and ductile but its strength can be increased by work-hardening. A large number of alloys are manufactured; alloying elements include copper, manganese, silicon, zinc, and magnesium. Its lightness ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)
by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
Gelatinous freshly precipitated aluminium hydroxide was formerly widely used as a mordant for dyeing and calico printing because of its ability to form insoluble coloured *lakes with vegetable dyes.
by Anand Dhingra
ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE : Al(OH)3; A white crystalline solid. The compound occurs in nature as a mineral gibbsite. It is obtained by bubbling hydrogen sulphide or carbon dioxide gas through the aqueous solution of some aluminium salt.
Dictionary of Chemistery (2010)
by R. P. Gupta
Alumina te Sec Aluminium Hydroxide. Aluminium A silvery white metal; the second element in group [II of the periodic tabic. Aluminium Acetate A white salt obtained by mixing the solutions of aluminium sulphate and lead acetate. Aluminium ...
Properties and Synonyms by Dr. Ian Morton, I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall
Aiudrox" - aluminium hydroxide; magnesium carbonate, magnesium hydroxide. aluminium acetate [usan] (aluminium ethanoate) is used topically as a DERMATOLOGICALAGENT. ANTiSEPTIC and ASTRINGENT. aluminium acetate hydroxide ...
by A. Whelan
aluminium hydrate See aluminium hydroxide and aluminium ...
by Peter J. Gosling
ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE AMALGAM which fumes in moist AIR. It is used as a CATALYST in the cracking of petroleum HYDROCARBONS. aluminium hydroxide (pharmacology) An antacid which is relatively insoluble in water and has a long ...
A Comprehensive Guide to Diseases and Their Orthodox and Alternative Remedies by Dr Caroline Shreeve
and tablets containing dried aluminium hydroxide gel and magnesium hydroxide (Maalox Concentrate tablets ).
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
aluminium hydroxide a non-toxic chemical alliance of aluminium ...
the encyclopaedia britannica (1890)
Aluminium hydroxide also posnawa marked «oí properties, being soluble in alkalies, and fornjalinf m» such as sodium alumínate, Na,AljO,. On Í nium hydroxide is converted into aluminium oxide or alumina, AJ3O, 532 [АЫГКШП CHEMISTRY.
by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe
Pure aluminium hydroxide is incapable of directly forming a lake with alizarin — e.g. when boiled with an aqueous solution of the latter. The addition, however, of calcium salts at once effects the formation of a lake. Aluminium-alizarin lakes of ...
Chandler's Encyclopedia (1898)
An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ... by William Henry Chandler
Thus, when sodium hydroxide is added to a solution of an aluminium salt, aluminium hydroxide is first precipitated, but is redissolved in an excess of sodium hydroxide. The compound in solution is thought to be sodium illuminate. Al(ONa),.
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