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[uh-luhn-duh m]
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  1. a brand name for a substance consisting of fused alumina, used chiefly as an abrasive and as a refractory.
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Historical Examples

  • Emery, carborundum and alundum wheels are developed from the grindstone of the distant past.

    Inventors at Work

    George Iles

British Dictionary definitions for alundum


  1. trademark a hard material composed of fused alumina, used as an abrasive and a refractory
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