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alum definition

  • noun:
    • Any of various double sulfates of a trivalent metal such as aluminum, chromium, or iron and a univalent metal such as potassium or sodium, especially aluminum potassium sulfate, AlK(SO4)2·12H2O, widely used in industry as clarifiers, hardeners, and purifiers and medicinally as topical astringents and styptics.
    • Informal An alumna or alumnus.
    • A graduate of a university or other establishment.
    • A double sulphate formed of aluminum and some various other element (esp. an alkali steel) or of aluminum. It offers twenty-four molecules of liquid of crystallization.
    • the overall name of a class of dual sulphates formed by the union of aluminum, metal, chromium, or manganese sulphate aided by the sulphate of other material, frequently an alkaline material or ammonium.
    • a white crystalline dual sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium dual sulfate of aluminum
    • a double sulphate of aluminum and potassium which is used as an astringent (among other stuff)
    • a white crystalline dual sulfate of aluminum: the potassium dual sulfate of aluminum
    • someone who has received a qualification from a school (twelfth grade or university)
    • some of numerous double sulfates of a trivalent material like aluminum, chromium, or metal and a univalent material particularly potassium or sodium, especially aluminum potassium sulfate, AlK(SO4)2·12H2O, widely used in industry as clarifiers, hardeners, and purifiers and medicinally as topical astringents and styptics.
    • casual An alumna or alumnus.
    • A graduate of a university or any other establishment.
    • A double sulphate formed of aluminum and some various other factor (esp. an alkali material) or of aluminium. It's twenty-four particles of water of crystallization.
    • the typical title of a course of double sulphates created by the union of aluminum, metal, chromium, or manganese sulphate aided by the sulphate of several other steel, commonly an alkaline steel or ammonium.
    • a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium two fold sulfate of aluminum
    • a double sulphate of aluminum and potassium which is used as an astringent (among other stuff)
    • a white crystalline dual sulfate of aluminum: the potassium dual sulfate of aluminum
    • an individual who has received a degree from a school (highschool or college or university)
  • verb:
    • To steep in, or elsewhere impregnate with, an answer of alum; to treat with alum.
    • To steep in, or perhaps impregnate with, a solution of alum; to deal with with alum.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To steep in, or elsewhere impregnate with, a remedy of alum; to take care of with alum.
    • To steep in, or otherwise impregnate with, an answer of alum; to deal with with alum.
  • others:
    • To steep in or impregnate with a remedy of alum.
    • To steep in or impregnate with a remedy of alum.
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