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The symbol for aluminum.


1. Alabama
2. Baseball American League
3. Arab League
4. artificial life


the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Albania


the chemical symbol for
(Chemistry) aluminium


abbreviation 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)


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. Alabama.
2. Anglo-Latin.


Chem. Symbol.



1. other things.
[< Latin alia]
2. other persons.
[< Latin aliī]


1. American League.
2. American Legion.


The symbol for aluminum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.AL - a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxiteAl - 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
2.AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of MexicoAL - 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
capital of Alabama, Montgomery - the state capital of Alabama on the Mobile River
Birmingham, Pittsburgh of the South - the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama
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, Mobile River - a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
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
Tombigbee, Tombigbee River - a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
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