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Definition of the noun ammonia alum
What does ammonia alum mean as a name of something?
- a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of ammonia alum: alum / ammonium alum
- more generic terms: Al / aluminium / aluminum / atomic number 13 = a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite; double salt = a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization
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Beeton's Medical dictionary (1871)
Ammonia alum is more valuable than potash alum, from containing 11.90 per cent. of alumina, which is the ...
by Alberto Bachmann
ammonia alum answers quite as Well as potash alum, hence both salts are sold under the common name of alum. Amber (amber lac). A fossil gum or resin principally found along the shores of a large part of the Baltic and North Seas, ...
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