aluminum oxide


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aluminum oxide

n.

a•lu•mi•na

(əˈlu mə nə)

n.
the natural or synthetic oxide of aluminum, Al2O3, occurring in nature in a pure crystal form as corundum.
[1780–90; < Latin alūmin-, s. of alūmen alum1 + -a4]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aluminum oxide - any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum
furnace lining, refractory - lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
corundom, corundum - very hard mineral used as an abrasive
alundum - a substance made of fused alumina
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