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Definition of the noun alumina
What does alumina mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aluminas
- any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of alumina: aluminium oxide / 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 alumina
- Aluminum oxide used especially in mining, material sciences and ceramics.
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by Frank R. Spellman
adsorptive Processes Activated Alumina Activated alumina is a physicochemical process by which ions in the feed water are sorbed to...
With More Than Two Hundred Illustrations by Benjamin Silliman
Alumina is an abundant ingredient in many other mmerals, and forms a large part of many S whose decomposition clays are...
For the Use of Colleges and Schools by Benjamin Silliman
Pure alumina is found crystallized in those precious gems, the oriental ruby and sapphire, which are next in hardness and value to the diamond. Emery is also nearly pure alumina. Alumina is an abundant ingredient in many other minerals, ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)
Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Pure Alumina is a white, bland powder, adhering to the tongue, but neither exciting smell nor taste. It forms a paste with water: is infusible, except by the flame of the Gas blow-pipe. There is a peculiar smell excited by breathing upon an ...
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)
by Edward Smedley
Pure Alumina is a white, bland powder, adhering to the tongue, but neither excitin-r smell nor taste. It forms a paste with water: is infusible, except by the flame of the Gas blow-pipe. There is a peculiar smell excited by breathing upon an ...
Alumina is a fine white powder, destitute of taste and smell, but adhering strongly to the tongue. It is insoluble in water and...
With Instructions for the Qualitative Analysis of Minerals by Joshua Trimmer
Alumina is a very common earth: it occurs in every country, and in rocks of all ages, and the aluminous rocks are among the most abundant in every formation. It is an important ingredient in soils, imparting to them tenacity and the power of ...
Surgery of the Hip (2012)
by Daniel J. Berry, Jay Lieberman
For example, pure alumina is an inert ceramic that is classed as 10 on the Mohr hardness scale, where the hardest known...
Alumina is the oxide of the base metal aluminum; it has been extensively studied as an implant material and ...
by Reinhold Klockenkämper, Alex von Bohlen
Alumina is the ceramic oxide with the highest economic importance. It is used as rubies or yttrium-alumina-garnets for lasers, and used as heat-resistant combustion chambers. 334 DIFFERENT FIELDS OF APPLICATIONS High-Purity Ceramic ...
Preparation of Catalysts II (1977)
Scientific Bases for the Preparation of Heterogeneous Catalysts by G. Poncelet, P.A. Jacobs, B. Delmon, P. Grange
Alumina is the most thoroughly investigated catalyst from this point of view. Parera and Figoli (ref. 6) and Scharme (ref. 7) reported that the addition of sodium to alumina involved a decrease of surface acidity. Chuang and cowork . ( ref.
Alumina is the chronic of Bryonia ...
by James Finlay Weir Johnston
* Alumina is the pure earth of clay. t Watered.
Fluid Catalytic Cracking V (2001)
by M.L. Occelli, P. O'Connor
Zeolite nonframework alumina is a particularly effective radical catalyst. Increased radical initiation leads to lower coke and dry gas selectivity and higher naphtha ...
An International Symposium in Honor of Professor Norio Sato by Masahiro Seo, Electrochemical Society. Corrosion Division
INTRODUCTION Anodic alumina is the dielectric film in Al electrolytic capacitors. Either amorphous AI2O3 or crystalline y'-alumina is made depending on growth conditions, and these have different properties (Table 1). The lower ionic ...
Advances in Catalysis (2012)
Moreover, for most of the catalytic applications, g- alumina is the desired phase, but surfactant-directed processes typically result in the formation ...
by Zhen-Zhen Yang, Qing-Wen Song, Liang-Nian He
For example, alumina is the most used catalyst support for CO2 reforming and others.
New Materials, Processes and Equipment by Mehmet C. Öztürk
Alumina is a very stable and robust material and has been extensively studied. Recently, Al2O3 NFETs with 80nm effective gate length have shown more than two order of magnitude reduction in leakage currents and equal or better reliability ...
by Jack Cazes
polyethylene-coated alumina; (H) C18 alumina. ( FromRef. .) alumina.[ 15 , 16 ] These methods generally resulted in real RP stationary ...
Volume 6 - Calcination Equipment to Catalysis by John J. McKetta Jr
These catalysts can be classified with other carbonium catalysts such as sulfuric and phosphoric acid, aluminum and boron halides, and silica- alumina. Accordingly, zeolites have definable activities for cracking isomerization. alkylation.
by Loran O'Bannon
ALUMINA, NATURAL ABRASIVE Al2O3 recrystallized from a molten bath by a process which results in particle or crystal sizes generally smaller than regular alumina; used as a fine abrasive and polishing compound. alumina, natural abrasive ...
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gimp spiral with blending and stretching
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- Ray mixed alumina with wax
put on both parts of the rim (no glaze) and it worked like a charm!
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- Alumina at Slab City
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- High-wear alumina ceramic
Two miscasts from a run of high-wear ceramics intended to protect a large steel helix from abrasive materials. The diagrams for the piece were incorrect - the entire first run had to be discarded due to the taper of the center hold being reversed.
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- Aughinish Alumina
As seen from Foynes.
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- NT418 Nabalco Alumina Plant Gove at Sunset
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- The Alumina Plant
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- Buehler Alumina Polish
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Scrabble value of A1L1U1M3I1N1A1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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