aluminum ammonium sulfate


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  • aluminum ammonium sulfate — ammonium alum …   Medical dictionary

  • aluminum ammonium sulfate — Chem. a crystalline solid, AlNH4(SO4)2·12H2O, used chiefly as a size in the manufacture of paper; alum. Also called ammonium alum, ammonia alum. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ammonium alum — (NH4Al(SO4)2·12H2O) or ammonium aluminium sulfate dodecahydrate is a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminium, used in water purification, in vegetable glues, in porcelain cements, in natural deodorants and in tanning, dyeing and in… …   Wikipedia

  • ammonium alum — noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum • Syn: ↑alum, ↑ammonia alum • Hypernyms: ↑aluminum, ↑aluminium, ↑Al, ↑atomic number 13, ↑double salt * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • ammonium alum — Chem. See aluminum ammonium sulfate. * * * …   Universalium

  • aluminum — aluminic /al yeuh min ik/, adj. /euh looh meuh neuhm/, n. 1. Chem. a silver white metallic element, light in weight, ductile, malleable, and not readily corroded or tarnished, occurring combined in nature in igneous rock, shale, clay, and most… …   Universalium

  • aluminum — A white silvery metal of very light weight; atomic no. 13, atomic wt. 26.981539. Many salts and compounds are used in medicine and dentistry. [L. alumen, alum] a. acetate used as a disinfectant by embalmers; proposed as …   Medical dictionary

  • ammonium aluminum sulfate — noun see ammonium alum …   Useful english dictionary

  • alum — alum1 /al euhm/, n. Chem. 1. Also called potash alum, potassium alum. a crystalline solid, aluminum potassium sulfate, K2SO4·Al2(SO4)3·24H2O, used in medicine as an astringent and styptic, in dyeing and tanning, and in many technical processes. 2 …   Universalium

  • ammonia alum — noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum • Syn: ↑alum, ↑ammonium alum • Hypernyms: ↑aluminum, ↑aluminium, ↑Al, ↑atomic number 13, ↑double salt * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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