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Noun: aluminum  u'loo-mu-num
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: aluminium)
  1. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    - aluminium [Brit, Cdn], Al, atomic number 13

Derived forms: aluminums

Type of: metal, metallic element

Part of: aluminium foil [Brit], aluminum foil [N. Amer], bauxite, Duralumin, tin foil

Encyclopedia: Aluminum