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Aluminum appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • aluminum, linoleum, molybdenum
  • There was a minimum of cinnamon in the aluminum pan.

Aluminum is sometimes a misspelling of alumni.

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Definition of the noun aluminum

What does aluminum mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aluminums

  1. a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    • examples: A battery of aluminum pots and pans. | Make balls 3 centimeters in diameter and place them on a sheet of buttered aluminum foil. | This boat is made with high grade aluminum and high strength iron. | Aluminum is a metal. | I finished off one half of the pizza and wrapped the other half in aluminum foil and put it in the fridge.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of aluminum: Al / aluminium / 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

Alternative definition of the noun aluminum


  1. A metallic chemical element (symbol Al) with an atomic number of 13.


  1. "Aluminum" was the second album from NYC band Gods Child, littered with damaged guitars, distressed mellotron, and raw vocals. Produced by Tim Palmer (who has worked with such acts as Pearl Jam, Sponge, and Mission UK) the album features a spaced-out aura, solid musicianship and soaring sonics[1].
  2. "Aluminum" is a composition.


"Aluminum" is a book by W. F. Kehler.


  1. Aluminum is an industry.
    • also known as Aluminium
  2. The Aluminum was an American automobile built by the Aluminum Manufacturers, Inc. of Cleveland, from 1920 to 1922. The car was manufactured primarily as an experiment, in an attempt to prove that aluminum could be used in the construction of automobiles. Six cars were built; each was a five-passenger touring car weighing 2400 lb and featuring a 126-inch wheelbase and a four-cylinder Alcoa engine. In 1922 Pierce-Arrow became involved in the company, and all cars built after that point were constructed under Pierce-Arrow's aegis and bore the name Pomeroy.

Phrases with Aluminum

  1. aluminum foil
  2. aluminum oxide
  3. aluminum bronze
  4. Aluminum Shower
  5. aluminum business
  6. aluminum chloride
  7. aluminum industry
  8. aluminum hydroxide
  9. hydrated aluminum oxide

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aluminum

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Google previewWhat Curios of Signs: The Pedagogical Implications of ...

Aluminum is a metal. It is abundant. It has many uses. It comes from bauxite. Bauxite is an ore. Bauxite looks like clay. (as cited in Sanders & van Wijk, 1996, p . 259) Of course it is more than a sequence of events; the sample's propositions are ...

Google previewAluminum and the Elements of Group 13 (2004)

by Nigel Saunders

Although aluminum is a very reactive metal, when covered by a layer of aluminum oxide it stops reacting with air or water. However...

Google previewThe Science of Writing (2013)

Theories, Methods, Individual Differences and Applications by C. Michael Levy, Sarah Ransdell

Aluminum is a metal. 2. It is abundant. 3. It has many uses. 4. It comes from bauxite. 5. Bauxite is an ore. 6.

Google previewGeneral Chemistry (2016)

by Darrell Ebbing, Steven D. Gammon

Aluminum is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust (after oxygen and silicon).

Google previewMetal Bioaccumulation in Fishes and Aquatic Invertebrates (1978)

A Literature Review by Glenn R. Phillips, Rosemarie C. Russo

SECTI0N III ALUMINUM Aluminum is the commonest metallic element in the earth's crust; it is abundant in many rocks and...

Aluminum is an essential metal for human biological function, although its function in tissues has not been clearly ...

Google previewMetal Ions in Biological Systems (1988)

Volume 24: Aluminum and its Role in Biology by Helmut Sigel, Astrid Sigel

INTRODUCTION Aluminum is the most abundant metallic element within the lithosphere [1,2]. It occurs primarily in...

Aluminum is a strongly hydrolyzing metal and is relatively insoluble in the neutral pH range (6.0-8.0; [3]). Under acidic (pH ...

Google previewRecycling Reading Level 6 (2009)

by Saddleback Educational Publishing

Aluminum is a sustainable metal that never wears out and can be recycled over and over again. It is the most recycled and most recyclable beverage container in the world. Recycling aluminum cans helps to save a lot of time, energy, natural ...

Google previewTrace Elements from Soil to Human (2007)

by Alina Kabata-Pendias, Arun B. Mukherjee

Aluminum is a component of cathode ray tube heating elements, is used as a corrosion inhibitor, cement accelerator, and has several others applications ( HSDB 1995). II-13.2.3 Soils Aluminum is an abundant element in soils and its contents ...

Google previewToxics A to Z (1991)

A Guide to Everyday Pollution Hazards by John Harte, Cheryl Holdren, Richard Schneider, Christine Shirley

Physical and Chemical Properties Aluminum is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust (after oxygen and silicon)...

Google previewPrinciples of Environmental Chemistry (2014)

by James E. Girard, James Girard

Aluminum is a light, strong metal that is used primarily for making beverage cans. In the building industry, it is used to make doors, windows, ...

Google previewGoldman's Cecil Medicine (2011)

by Lee Goldman, Andrew I. Schafer

Aluminum is the most abundant metal.

Google previewPower (1909)

If you try any or all of these, the only precipitate that you will get in the case of aluminum is the white, gelatinous (or flaky) hydroxide. This does not mean that aluminum does not have any sulphides or carbonates : for like ferric iron, aluminum ...

Google previewAdhesion Aspects of Thin Films, volume 2 (2005)

Adhesion Aspects of Thin Films by Kash L. Mittal

RWTH Aachen University, Augustinerbach 4–22, D-52062 Aachen, Germany Abstract–In the present investigation, 3-D polymer samples were coated with an aluminum layer. Aluminum is a well-known shielding material for electromagnetic ...

Google preview75 Green Businesses You Can Start to Make Money and Make a Difference (2008)

by Glenn Croston

Aluminum is a possibility, although aluminum containers usually are lined with an epoxy coating that still may cause concern. Metal bottles may get some dings, but stainless steel does not leach chemicals into the water and the bottles will last ...

Google previewLive Better, Live Longer (2012)

The New Studies That Reveal What's Really Good---and Bad---for Your Health by Sanjiv Chopra, Alan Lotvin, David Fisher

most persistent theories in all medical literature is that continued exposure to aluminum is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease. The reality is that no one has yet been able to discover definitively why certain people gradually lose mental ...

Google previewCommodities and Commodity Derivatives (2009)

Modeling and Pricing for Agriculturals, Metals and Energy by Helyette Geman

For instance, owning aluminum is a sure way to avoid disruption in production in the case of a crisis arising in a major producing country ...

Google previewACT For Dummies Two eBook Bundle (2013)

ACT For Dummies & ACT Math For Dummies by Scott A. Hatch

Aluminum is the densest of the three materials and, therefore, has the least buoyancy, as shown in Table 1. By looking in Table 2, you can see that oil is the least dense of the fluids and thus provides the least buoyancy. The combination of the ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia (2000)

by Charles Taylor

Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust. It occurs in a number of forms that include clays and emeralds. It is never found as the pure metal. Aluminum is refined from an ore called bauxite. This ore is first turned into aluminum ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner

Aluminum Carbide Aluminum Nitrate Derivation: By passing bromine over heated aluminum. Method of purification: Crystallization. Grades: Technical. Containers: Air-tight drums; sealed glass vials. Uses: Organic synthesis. Fire hazard: None.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

Current CAS number Odium aluminum sulfate; Orous; Soda alum; Sodium alum; Sodium aluminum sulfate dodecahydrate. 7784-28-3 Description Empirical formula Purity Aluminum, the most abundant metallic element in the earth's crust, ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients, 7th Edition (2009)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients Found in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

ALUMINUM BEHENATE boric acid, with astringent and antiseptic properties, used in astringent lotions. antiperspirants. deodorants, and protective creams. It is also used as a fur dye. in fabric finishes, in waterproofing. and as a disinfectant by ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aluminum alveolus aluminum (Al; aluminium (British, Canadian))[Z = 13; Ar = 26.98]. a soft, silvery white, moderately reactive, toxic, low-density metallic element with many commercial and industrial uses. It occurs naturally in shale, igneous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Second Edition (2002)

by Mel Schwartz

aluminum, 50 hard...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of the Structure of Materials (2006)

by J. W. Martin

Aluminum Alloys: Alloy, Heat Treatment, and Temper Designation Aluminum: Alloying Annealing Textures Austenite Decomposition: Overall Kinetics during Isothermal, and Continuous Cooling Transformation Bainite Binary Oxide Ceramics: ...

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Quotes about Aluminum

Particles of aluminum are modulating my brain waves,
Reducting the cosmic vibrations of my inner consciousness,
Conjugating my behavior—and it is reconstructed. (Tim Stensloff)
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Scrabble value of A1L1U1M3I1N1U1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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