• WordNet 3.6
    • adj aluminous pertaining to or containing aluminum or alum
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aluminous ȧ*lū*mĭ*nŭs Pertaining to or containing alum, or alumina; as, aluminous minerals, aluminous solution.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aluminous Pertaining to, containing, or having the properties of alum or alumina: as, aluminous minerals or waters.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Aluminous containing alum or alumina
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. aluminosus, fr. alumen, alum: cf. F. alumineux,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. alumen, alum.


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 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