[ UK /ɐlˈuːmɪnɐ/ ]
[ US /əˈɫumənə/ ]
  1. any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum
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How To Use alumina In A Sentence

  • Furthermore, restricting intraluminal sodium concentration in jejunal perfusion does not seem to limit glucose absorption.
  • The basic approach is to apply a slurry of fine alumina powder to a model of the tooth stub.
  • Ceramic stick: Production Process for dry - pressed alumina high - performance stability, good densification.
  • A cellulose-based paste is being applied to the gypsum deposits followed by a micro-sanding with fine alumina powder.
  • In alumina ceramics, what is the function of the ceramic component?
  • They contain lithium-aluminate pellets lined with zirconium, and are clad into long pencil-shaped, stainless steel rods. Robert Alvarez: Future Supply of New Tritium Explosive for U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Doubt
  • The rare-earth aluminate compounds Pan will study under his CAREER Award offer the possibility of developing new materials that may be used to fabricate not just optical circuits, but efficient white LEDs. Nano Tech Wire
  • Middle Ages, also, were called montes, as, for example, the "mons aluminarius", which operated the alum deposits of Tolfa. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman
  • This alloy has the closest thermal expansion match to alumina, beryllia, and vitreous glass
  • Probably the alumen referred to by Pliny, as exuding from the earth, was sulphate of alumina, without potash or soda, a salt not easily crystallized, but as effective, in many cases more effective, in the operations of dyeing, as alum, which is attested by the preference given to this salt over alum for many purposes at the present day. Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life
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