Alumine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alumine Alumina.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Alumine al′ū-min one of the earths, the characteristic ingredient of common clay—the oxide of aluminium
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. alumen, alum.

Usage

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
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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.
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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
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
The entire system is surrounded by an insulation vacuum to minimize heat leaks into the system, as well as layered aluminized mylar for super-insulation.
Performance of a cryogenic system prototype for the XENON1T 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
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