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aluminum


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aluminum  \A*lu"mi*num\  ([.a]*l[=u]*m[i^]*n[u^]m),  n. 
  See  {Aluminium}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aluminum 
  n  :  a  silvery  ductile  metallic  element  found  primarily  in 
  bauxite  [syn:  {aluminium},  {Al},  {atomic  number  13}] 
 
  From  Elements  database  20001107  [elements]: 
 
  aluminum 
  Symbol:  Al 
  Atomic  number:  13 
  Atomic  weight:  26.9815 
  Silvery-white  lustrous  metallic  element  of  group  3  of  the  periodic  table. 
  Highly  reactive  but  protected  by  a  thin  transparent  layer  of  the  oxide 
  which  quickly  forms  in  air.  There  are  many  alloys  of  aluminum,  as  well  as 
  a  good  number  of  industrial  uses.  Makes  up  8.1%  of  the  Earth's  crust,  by 
  weight.  Isolated  in  1825  by  H.C.  Oersted. 
 
 




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