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Origin of alum1
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Origin of alum2
usage note for alum
Definition for alum (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for alum
A TNR alum dives deep in what happened with the 100-year-old institution.
And those who take issue with the ice bucket challenge have found an unexpected spokesperson in Jackass alum Steve-O.
Marine friends, all ranks and all mostly Anbar fighting alum, have been sending me emails as well.Their Fight…But Our Legacy: The New Battle for Fallujah|John Kael Weston|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apple alum Tony Fadell reinvented the boring market for home thermostats with his sleek and eco-savvy digital Nest.
Petraeus, himself a Sosh alum, became the central figure for a mix of reasons.The Petraeus Revolution: How He Changed the American Way of War|John Barry|January 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If they require a second water put alum to that also as well as to the rinsing and blue water.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Thus the proportions are omitted, and alum becomes alum compound, whatever that may mean.
On examination it was found that the enclosure of the Atarrea was broken down, and the source saturated with alum.
The principal impurity, and one which renders alum unfit for the use of the dyer, is iron.
The applications of alum in the arts and manufactures are numerous and important.