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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 alu·mi·num /əˈlumənəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 alu·mi·num /əˈlumənəm/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·lu·mi·num n. The metallic element forming the base of alumina. This metal is white, but with a bluish tinge, and is remarkable for its resistance to oxidation, and for its lightness, having a specific gravity of about 2.6. Atomic weight 27.08. Symbol Al.  Also called aluminium.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in
          bauxite [syn: aluminium, Al, atomic number 13]

From: Elements database 20001107

 Symbol: Al
 Atomic number: 13
 Atomic weight: 26.9815
 Silvery-white lustrous metallic element of group 3 of the periodic table.
 Highly reactive but protected by a thin transparent layer of the oxide
 which quickly forms in air. There are many alloys of aluminum, as well as
 a good number of industrial uses. Makes up 8.1% of the Earth's crust, by
 weight. Isolated in 1825 by H.C. Oersted.