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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aluminium  \Al`u*min"i*um\  ([a^]l`[-u]*m[i^]n"[i^]*[u^]m),  n.  [L. 
  alumen.  See  {Alum}.]  (Chem.) 
  The  metallic  base  of  alumina.  This  metal  is  white,  but  with  a 
  bluish  tinge,  and  is  remarkable  for  its  resistance  to 
  oxidation,  and  for  its  lightness,  having  a  specific  gravity 
  of  about  2.6.  Atomic  weight  27.08.  Symbol  Al 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aluminium 
  n  :  a  silvery  ductile  metallic  element  found  primarily  in 
  bauxite  [syn:  {aluminum},  {Al},  {atomic  number  13}] 




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