alumina

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (combining form of) Latin alumen + -a.

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Noun[edit]

alumina ‎(plural aluminas)

  1. Aluminum oxide used especially in mining, material sciences and ceramics.

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French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

alumina

  1. third-person singular past historic of aluminer

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

alūmina

  1. nominative plural of alūmen
  2. accusative plural of alūmen
  3. vocative plural of alūmen

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Noun[edit]

alumina f (plural aluminas)

  1. (geology) alumina (aluminium oxide)