aluminium hydride

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aluminium hydride (uncountable)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) AlH, formed when aluminium is heated at 1500°C in an atmosphere of hydrogen.
  2. (inorganic chemistry) (AlH3)n, can be prepared in ether solution by the reaction of aluminium chloride and lithium hydride; it is used to manufacture lithium aluminium hydride.