Aluminiform A*lu"mi*ni*form, a. [L. alumen + -form.] Having the form of alumina. [1913 Webster]

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  • aluminiform — aluminiform, a. (əˈl(j)uːmɪnɪˌfɔːm, ˌæl(j)uːˈmɪnɪ ) [f. L. alumin alum + iform.] Having the form of an alum. Webster cites Chaptal …   Useful english dictionary

  • alum — noun a) the double sulphate of potassium and aluminium with chemical formula KSO.Al(SO).24HO. b) Any similar double sulphate in which either or both of the potassium and aluminium is wholly or partly replaced by other univalent or tervalent… …   Wiktionary

  • alumin- — combining form or alumino Etymology: Middle French alumin , from Latin, from alumin , alumen more at alum 1. : alum aluminiform 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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