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The symbol for aluminum.
2. Baseball American League
3. Arab League
4. artificial life
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the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Albania
the chemical symbol for
1. (Placename) Alabama
2. (Languages) Anglo-Latin
3. (Baseball) (in the US and Canada) American League (of baseball teams)
4. (Automotive Engineering) Albania (international car registration)
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var. of ad- before l: allure.
a suffix with the general sense “of the kind of, pertaining to, having the form or character of” that named by the stem, occurring in loanwords from Latin (autumnal; natural; pastoral), and productive in English on the Latin model, usu. with bases of Latin origin (accidental; seasonal; tribal). Compare -ical, -ar 1, -ial.
[< Latin -ālis, -āle]
a suffix forming nouns from verbs, usu. verbs of French or Latin origin: denial; refusal.
[< Latin -āle (singular), -ālia (pl.), nominalized neuter of -ālis -al1; often replacing Middle English -aille < Old French < Latin -ālia]
a suffix used in the names of chemical compounds that contain an aldehyde group: acetal; furfural.
[probably extracted from chloral]
1. other things.
[< Latin alia]
2. other persons.
[< Latin aliī]
1. American League.
2. American Legion.
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The symbol for aluminum.
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|Noun||1.||Al - a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite|
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
|2.||AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War|
battle of Chickamauga, Chickamauga - a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Gulf States - a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas
Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Deep South - the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery
Decatur - a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River
Gadsden - an industrial town in north central Alabama
Huntsville - a city in northern Alabama; center for space research
Mobile - a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
Selma - a town in central Alabama on the Alabama river; in 1965 it was the center of a drive to register Black voters
Tuscaloosa - a university town in west central Alabama
Tuskegee - a town in eastern Alabama
Alabama River, Alabama - a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile River
Coosa, Coosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
Mobile Bay - a bay of the Gulf of Mexico; fed by the Mobile River
Tallapoosa, Tallapoosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
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