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al·u·min·i·um

 (ăl′yə-mĭn′ē-əm)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of aluminum.

aluminium

(ˌæljʊˈmɪnɪəm) or

aluminum

n
(Elements & Compounds) a light malleable ductile silvery-white metallic element that resists corrosion; the third most abundant element in the earth's crust (8.1 per cent), occurring only as a compound, principally in bauxite. It is used, esp in the form of its alloys, in aircraft parts, kitchen utensils, etc. Symbol: Al; atomic no: 13; atomic wt: 26.9815; valency: 3; relative density: 2.699; melting pt: 660.45°C; boiling pt: 2520°C

a•lu•mi•num

(əˈlu mə nəm)

n.
1. a silver-white metallic element, light in weight, ductile, malleable, and not readily corroded or tarnished: used in alloys and for lightweight products. Abbr.: alum.;Symbol: Al; at. wt.: 26.98; at. no.: 13; sp. gr.: 2.70 at 20°C.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or containing aluminum. Also, esp. Brit., aluminium.
[1812; alter. of earlier alumium. See alumina, -ium2]

aluminium

aluminum
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aluminium - a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxitealuminium - a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
aluminium foil, aluminum foil, tin foil - foil made of aluminum
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.
potash alum, potassium alum, alum - a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
alum, ammonia alum, ammonium alum - a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
bauxite - a clay-like mineral; the chief ore of aluminum; composed of aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides; used as an abrasive and catalyst
Duralumin - an aluminum-based alloy
Translations
aluminium
ألومنيومألومينيومالألومينيوم
алуминий
alumini
hliníkhliníkový
aluminium
aluminio
alumiinium
آلومینیم
alumiini
एलुमिनियम
aluminij
alumínium
aluminium
aluminium
ál
アルミニウム
알루미늄반소
aluminium
aliuminis
alumīnijs
അലൂമിനിയം
aluminiu
hliníkhliníkový
aluminij
алуминиjум
aluminium
alumini
อลูมิเนียมอะลูมิเนียมอะลูมินัม
alüminyumaliminyum
алюмiнiй
nhômnhốm

aluminium

[ˌæljʊˈmɪnɪəm] aluminum (US) [əˈluːmɪnəm]
A. Naluminio m
B. CPD aluminium foil Npapel m de aluminio, aluminio m doméstico

aluminium

[ˌæljˈmɪniəm] aluminum [əˈluːmɪnəm] (US)
naluminium m
modif [can, frame] → en aluminium; [alloy] → d'aluminiumaluminium foil npapier m aluminium

aluminium

, (US) aluminum
nAluminium nt; aluminium foilAlu(minium)folie f

aluminium

[ˌæljʊˈmɪnɪəm] alu£mi£num [əˈluːmɪnəm] (Am) nalluminio

aluminium

(ӕljuˈminiəm) (American) aluminum (əˈluːminəm) noun, adjective
(of) an element, a light, silver-coloured metal used in making saucepans etc. pans made of aluminium; aluminium foil, rivet, tray.

aluminium

الألومينيوم hliník aluminium Aluminium αλουμίνιο aluminio alumiini aluminium aluminij alluminio アルミニウム 알루미늄 aluminium aluminium aluminium alumínio алюминий aluminium อลูมิเนียม alüminyum nhôm
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