- of the nature of or containing alum or alumina.
Origin of aluminous
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Examples from the Web for aluminous
Of late years large quantities of alum have been prepared on the banks of the Tyne from aluminous clay.
Aluminous rock is first roasted in a furnace similar to a lime kiln.
Alum is also made from crude pyrites and other aluminous mixtures.
Those substances are chiefly the siliceous and aluminous earths.Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)
The gums were pared away, in many successive operations; and the wounds were washed with aluminous water.
- resembling aluminium
- another word for aluminiferous
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