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

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noun or ammonium aluminum sulfate
: alum 1b

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Chem.

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ammonium alum,
= alum (def. 2). (Cf.alum)

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

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  • ferric ammonium alum — geležies amonio alūnas statusas T sritis chemija formulė (NH₄)Fe(SO₄)·12H₂O atitikmenys: angl. ammonio feric sulfate; ferric ammonium alum; iron ammonium sulfate rus. железо аммониевые квасцы ryšiai: sinonimas – amonio geležies… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • alum — A double sulfate of aluminum and of an alkaline earth element or ammonium; chemically, an a. is any one of the markedly astringent double salts formed by a combination of a sulfate of aluminum, iron, manga …   Medical dictionary

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