• WordNet 3.6
    • v aluminize cover with aluminum
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Aluminize ȧ*lū*mĭ*nīz To treat or impregnate with alum; to alum.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aluminize To apply alum or a salt of aluminium to (a material, as cloth).
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In literature:

Do the silex, the alumine, and the other earths, with their compounds, emit any odor?
"The Young Mother" by William A. Alcott
Those substances are chiefly the siliceous and aluminous earths.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
Sandford's aluminized, space-suited figure came clanking around the curve of the small metal world.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
Upon granite soils, it will be of less value than silicious or aluminous ones.
"Guano" by Solon Robinson
The principal Alum mordant is Acetate of Alumine, prepared as follows: Let 3 lbs.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
Alumine is the most essential ingredient in all potteries.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
The gums were pared away, in many successive operations; and the wounds were washed with aluminous water.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Then a greenish white solid sublimed, and this was found to be aluminic ethylate.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
In chrysoberyl, however, the beryllium exists as an aluminate, having the formula BeAl2O4, or BeO.Al2O3.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Alumina is high in the finer clays (18 to 30%), and they are the most aluminous of all sediments, except bauxite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
In the following description it is assumed to be the tricalcium aluminate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
Quartz is silex in its purest form; flint usually contains some admixture of alumine and oxide of iron.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
It was first described by P. Berthier in 1821 as "alumine hydratee de Beaux," and was named beauxite by P.A.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
The neighbouring mountain abounded with a very black fissile aluminous stone.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné
Potassium bisulphate is useful in the preliminary treatment of refractory aluminous ores.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
EARTHS, a term applied in geology to certain loosely aggregated siliceous and aluminous materials, the detritus of pre-existing rocks.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
This recent deposit appears to consist essentially of silex and alumine, in a state of very intimate mixture.
"Scenes and Adventures in the Semi-Alpine Region of the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
They first formed lead aluminate by the fusion together of lead oxide and alumina.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
Alum is also made from crude pyrites and other aluminous mixtures.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
His attempts to decompose "alumine, silica, zircone and glucine" were still less fortunate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various

In poetry:

Nothing but a cloud of elements organic,
C. O. H. N. Ferrum, Chlor. Flu. Sil. Potassa,
Cale. Sod. Phosph. Mag. Sulphur, Mang. (?)
Alumin. (?) Cuprum, (?)
Such as man is made of.
"De Sauty" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

After rehearsing for eleven months, Aluminous Collective — a company formed by director Colleen Mylott and a group of onetime Naropa students — brought Charles Mee's Big Love to Denver.
3,4 Glass-infiltrated ceramics consist of a product formed by infiltrating molten glass into a partially sintered oxide material (aluminous oxide or alumina- zirconia oxide).
Just lifting an iron BBC head onto the motor is reason enough to look into a set of alumin.
Ryan McCarty, of the IFH Group, explained that aluminized steel reservoirs are compatible with virtually all petroleum-based and synthetic fluids while providing protection from atmospheric corrosion.
New aLuminate light shelves help buildings earn LEED points by increasing the effect of natural light and decreasing the need for artificial lighting.

In science:

The entrance window of 25 µm aluminized kapton serves simultaneously as gas barrier and drift electrode. A cross-section of a segment of one module of the TRD is shown in Fig. 1 along with a schematic illustration of the signals detected by the DC from a pion and an electron (with Lorentz factor γ >1000).
Prototype tests for the ALICE TRD
Moreover, the fibers are now aluminized at the ‘far end’, while in the prototype they were pressed against a reflective plate.
The CDF MiniPlug Calorimeters
The entrance window (25 µm aluminized Kapton) simultaneously serves as gas barrier and as drift electrode.
Electron identification performance with ALICE TRD prototypes
This result isn’t concluding because in NEMO 3 the scintillators are wrapped with aluminized mylar for light reflectivity.
The BiPo detector for ultralow radioactivity measurements
Each fiber within a given tower terminates in an aluminized mirror at the front face of the module and is integrated into a polished, circular group of 36 fibers at the photo sensor end at the back of the module.
Performance of prototypes for the ALICE electromagnetic calorimeter
Baringer et al, A Drift Chamber Constructed of Aluminized Mylar Tubes, Nucl.
The GlueX Central Drift Chamber: Design and Performance
Therefore, the light is conveyed by Winston cones covered with aluminized mylar foil which is highly reflective.
The NA62 RICH detector
One face of each WLS-fiber was also polished and then aluminized by vacuum evaporation in order to prevent light loss through this end.
The Presampler for the Forward and Rear Calorimeter in the ZEUS Detector
Both detectors are coated with a cesium–iodide photocathode and covered with aluminized-polyimide UV/ion shields.
Chandra X-Ray Observatory (CXO):Overview
Each scintillator strip is wrapped in aluminized mylar for optical isolation.
Cosmic ray tests of the D0 preshower detector
Each scintillator strip is wrapped in aluminized mylar for optical isolation.
Cosmic ray tests of the D0 preshower detector
The most refractory cloud condensate layer in Marley, Ackerman & Lodders-models is composed of corundum or Ca-Aluminates which serve as element sinks, hence, not depicted in Fig. 3.
A comparison of chemistry and dust cloud formation in ultracool dwarf model atmospheres
Also visible are the 32-element SQUID multiplexers and the “Nyquist chips” from NIST, and the PCB with superconducting aluminized traces (§3.4). (c) A polarimeter unit consists of a pair of co-locating orthogonal antennas, the summing networks, filters, and two TES bolometers, one for each linear polarization.
Antenna-coupled TES bolometer arrays for CMB polarimetry
Figure 1(b) shows the mounting of 4 arrays and NYQ/MUX chips, the PCB with aluminized traces, and the Al wire bonds.
Antenna-coupled TES bolometer arrays for CMB polarimetry
The wedges moreover are maintained when the dichroic support is detached from the gallery to allow the primary mirror aluminization and they serve as reference surface plate to speed up the reassembling of the system.
Design of the wavefront sensor unit of ARGOS, the LBT laser guide star system