Aluminum meaning

ə-lo͝omə-nəm
A silvery, lightweight, easily worked, metallic chemical element that resists corrosion and is found abundantly, but only in combination: symbol, Al; at. no. 13
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Of, containing, or made of aluminum.
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A metallic chemical element (symbol Al) with an atomic number of 13.
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A silvery-white, ductile metallic element, the most abundant in the earth's crust but found only in combination, chiefly in bauxite. Having good conductive and thermal properties, it is used to form many hard, light, corrosion-resistant alloys. Atomic number 13; atomic weight 26.9815; melting point 660.32°C; boiling point 2,519°C; specific gravity 2.70; valence 3.
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Symbol Al A lightweight, silvery-white metallic element that is ductile, is found chiefly in bauxite, and is a good conductor of electricity. It is the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust and is used to make a wide variety of products from soda cans to airplane components. Atomic number 13; atomic weight 26.9815; melting point 660.3°C (1,220.5°F); boiling point 2,519°C; specific gravity 2.70; valence 3.
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(slang) Aircraft or other machinery made partially or wholly of aluminum.
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Origin of aluminum

  • alumin(a) –(i)um

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named in 1812 by British chemist Sir Humphry Davy who discovered it, after the earlier 1807 New Latin form alumium.

    From Wiktionary