Of, relating to, or containing aluminum or alum.
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1. (Chemistry) resembling aluminium
2. (Chemistry) another word for aluminiferous
aluminosity n
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(əˈlu mə nəs)

of the nature of or containing alum or alumina.
[1535–45; < French or Latin]
a•lu`mi•nos′i•ty (-ˈnɒs ɪ ti) n.
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Adj.1.aluminous - pertaining to or containing aluminum or alum
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A narrow zone of structurally controlled veining of an aluminous hydrothermal phase (dravite or diaspore) was intersected at the base of a fault zone.
It is a high-value, white, granular chemical produced commercially either by treating aluminum with specific chemicals or by use of other aluminous feed stock.
The presence of aluminous minerals like anorthite, scapolite or spinel is generally a reliable indicator of marble.
I see no reasons why aluminous and sections of the political divide will have to struggle to support these students.
For the water spring 3 (N3), the following were indicator species: Cryptocarya moschata, Ilex paraguariensis, Myrceugenia miersiana and Dicksonia sellowiana, which are species more related to more acid and more aluminous soils (REITZ et al., 1983; CARVALHO, 2003, 2006).
On October 12, two students were suspended for allegedly raising anti-India slogans at the Aligarh Muslim University and organising a prayer meet for terrorist Manan Bashir Wani, an aluminous of the university who was killed in an encounter with the security forces on October 11 in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
Apart from this, Rs1.25-per-kg FED has been imposed on Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, super sulphate cement and similar hydraulic cement, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers.
Besides, the siliceous and aluminous materials in GGBS can react with Ca[(OH).sub.2] from cement hydration to produce C-S-H and C-A-S-H, which increase over time, occupying more void spaces inside the bricks and creating an increasingly dense structure [17-19].
Although aluminous hydrates can react with chloride ions forming chloroaluminates, the amount of remaining chloride ions in the pore solution in equilibrium could be enough to initiate significant reinforcement corrosion along the time [10].
Senior, "Aluminous reaction textures in orthoamphibole-bearing rocks: the pressure-temperature evolution of the high-grade Proterozoic of the Bamble sector, south Norway," Journal of Metamorphic Geology, vol.