of the nature of or containing alum or alumina.
- a·lu·mi·nos·i·ty [uh-loo-muh-nos-i-tee], /əˌlu məˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
- sem·i·a·lu·mi·nous, adjective
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How to use aluminous in a sentence
It dyes a fast blue upon linen and cotton goods, with tin and aluminous mordants.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
For the most part they consist mainly of aluminous silicates, some of them being highly acid compounds with 75% or more of silica.
Upon granite soils, it will be of less value than silicious or aluminous ones.Guano | Solon Robinson
Here we observed extensive beds of aluminous earth, of a dark grey colour, alternating with red and yellowish white sandstone.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XIV | Edwin James
Alumina is high in the finer clays (18 to 30%), and they are the most aluminous of all sediments, except bauxite.
British Dictionary definitions for aluminous
another word for aluminiferous
- aluminosity (əˌluːmɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun
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