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/ əˈlʌn dəm /
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a brand name for a substance consisting of fused alumina, used chiefly as an abrasive and as a refractory.
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Emery, carborundum and alundum wheels are developed from the grindstone of the distant past.Inventors at Work|George Iles
British Dictionary definitions for Alundum
/ (əˈlʌndəm) /
trademark a hard material composed of fused alumina, used as an abrasive and a refractory
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