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  • 1aluminum processing — Introduction       preparation of the ore for use in various products.       Aluminum, or aluminium (Al), is a silvery white metal with a melting point of 660° C (1,220° F) and a density of 2.7 grams per cubic centimetre. The most abundant… …

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  • 2Aluminum wire — is a type of wiring used in houses and power grids. History Usage within utilities Since the early 1900s, utility companies have been using aluminum wire for transmission of electricity within their power grids. It has advantages over the older… …

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  • 3Aluminum Corporation of China Limited — 中国铝业 Type Public (SEHK: 2600, NYSE: ACH [1] Industry Aluminum Founded 2001 ( …

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  • 4aluminum oxide — n ALUMINA * * * a compound, occurring naturally as corundum and in hydrated form as bauxite, that is the raw material in aluminum production; impure crystalline forms include emery, ruby, and sapphire. Very fine grains are used in the production… …

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  • 5aluminum — (n.) 1812, coined by English chemist Sir Humphry Davy (1778 1829), from alumina, name given 18c. to aluminum oxide, from L. alumen alum (see ALUM (Cf. alum)). Davy originally called it alumium (1808), then amended this to aluminum, which remains… …

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  • 6aluminum oxide — n. ALUMINA …

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  • 7Oxide dispersion strengthened alloy — Oxide dispersion strengthened alloys (ODS) are used for high temperature turbine blades and heat exchanger tubing.[1] Alloys of nickel are the most common but work is being done on iron aluminum alloys.[2] ODS steels are used in nuclear… …

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  • 8aluminum — Symbol: Al Atomic number: 13 Atomic weight: 26.9815 Silvery white lustrous metallic element of group 3 of the periodic table. Highly reactive but protected by a thin transparent layer of the oxide which quickly forms in air. There are many alloys …

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  • 9aluminum — aluminic /al yeuh min ik/, adj. /euh looh meuh neuhm/, n. 1. Chem. a silver white metallic element, light in weight, ductile, malleable, and not readily corroded or tarnished, occurring combined in nature in igneous rock, shale, clay, and most… …

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  • 10aluminum oxide — noun any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum • Syn: ↑alumina, ↑aluminium oxide • Hypernyms: ↑corundom, ↑corundum • Hyponyms: ↑alundum …

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  • 11aluminum hydroxide — noun white crystalline compound that occurs naturally as the mineral gibbsite • Syn: ↑aluminium hydroxide, ↑hydrated aluminum oxide, ↑hydrated aluminium oxide • Hypernyms: ↑hydroxide, ↑hydrated oxide • Substance Holonyms …

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  • 12oxide — oxidic /ok sid ik/, adj. /ok suyd, sid/, n. Chem. a compound in which oxygen is bonded to one or more electropositive atoms. Also, oxid /ok sid/. [1780 90; < F (now oxyde), b. oxygène and acide. See OXYGEN, ACID] * * * I Any of a large and&#8230; …

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  • 13aluminum — A white silvery metal of very light weight; atomic no. 13, atomic wt. 26.981539. Many salts and compounds are used in medicine and dentistry. [L. alumen, alum] a. acetate used as a disinfectant by embalmers; proposed as …

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  • 14Aluminum Company of America — ▪ American company       (Alcoa), American corporation founded in 1888 (as the Pittsburgh Reduction Company) and now a leading producer of aluminum. Its operations range from mining bauxite and other ores to smelting and processing aluminum,&#8230; …

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  • 15oxide mineral — Any naturally occurring inorganic compound with a structure based on close packed oxygen atoms in which smaller, positively charged metal or other ions occur. Oxide minerals are common in all rock types, whether igneous, sedimentary, or&#8230; …

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  • 16oxide — A chemical compound of oxygen with another element. See aluminum oxide natural oxide skin nitrogen oxides nitrous oxide system nitrous oxide polyphenylene oxide …

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  • 17aluminum-oxide ceramics — aliuminio oksido keramika statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. aluminum oxide ceramics vok. Aluminiumoxidkeramik, f rus. алюмооксидная керамика, f pranc. céramique à oxyde d aluminium, f …

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  • 18aluminum oxide — noun Date: 1907 alumina …

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  • 19aluminum oxide — alumina. * * * …

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  • 20aluminum oxide — alu′minum ox′ide n. chem. alumina …

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