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Definition of the noun aluminium oxide
What does aluminium oxide mean as a name of something?
- any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of aluminium oxide: alumina / aluminum oxide
- more generic words: corundom / corundum = very hard mineral used as an abrasive
- more specific word: alundum = a substance made of fused alumina
- substance of: furnace lining / refractory = lining consisting of material with a high melting point
Alternative definition of the noun aluminium oxide
- [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 oxide a.k.a. Aluminium oxides or aluminum oxides are a group of inorganic compounds with formulas including aluminium and oxygen.
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by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall
Aluminium oxide Aluminium hydroxide may in fact take on a number of crystalline forms, notably as the minerals and...
ALUMINIUM OXIDE White Synonym, variant or common name Commonly used term that may ...
by John Daintith
aluminium oxide ( alumina). A white powder, Al2O3. An “amphoteric oxide that occurs naturally as corundum. Emery, ruby, and sapphire are impure crystalline forms. Aluminium oxide is ...
Encyclopedia of Tribology (1990)
by C. Kajdas, E. Wilusz, S. Harvey
See also: ALUMINIUM OXIDE, CORUNDUM, SAPPHIRE. - friction and wear of alumina against steel . - correlation between mechanical properties and wear resistance of aluminazirconia composites .
by Anand Dhingra
It is prepared by passing chlorine or hydrogen chloride gas over hot aluminium or by passing chlorine over hot aluminium oxide and carbon. In liquid and vapour phases, it exists in its dimeric state, Al2 CIs, in which two Al atoms are bridged ...
Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)
by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James
Aluminium oxide, alumina, has two crystal phases: o-alumina occurs naturally as coRUNDUM or emery and is an hop structure (see CLOSE-PACKED STRUCTURES) of oxide ions with Al” in the octahedral holes. Pure o-alumina is prepared ...
A Dictionary of Science (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
aluminium oxide 30 produces various activated aluminas, which differ in porosity, number of remaining —OH groups, and particle size. These are used as catalysts (particularly for organic dehydration reactions), as catalyst supports, and in ...
Dictionary of Glass (2001)
Materials and Techniques by Charles Bray
Aluminium oxide. Corundum. It is found naturally as the abrasives emery and corundum and as part of many gem stones. Large corundum crystals affected by traces of chromium, cobalt, copper and iron form the gem stones ruby and sapphire.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
Aluminium oxide or alumina, A1203, occurs in nature as the mineral corundum ( q.v.), notable for its hardness and abrasive power (see EMERY), and in well- crystallized forms it constitutes, when coloured by various metallic oxides, the ...
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