Definition of Alum. Meaning of Alum. Synonyms of Alum

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Definition of Alum

Alum
Alum Al"um, n. [OE. alum, alom, OF. alum, F. alun, fr. L. alumen alum.] (Chem.) A double sulphate formed of aluminium and some other element (esp. an alkali metal) or of aluminium. It has twenty-four molecules of water of crystallization. Note: Common alum is the double sulphate of aluminium and potassium. It is white, transparent, very astringent, and crystallizes easily in octahedrons. The term is extended so as to include other double sulphates similar to alum in formula.
Alum
Alum Al"um, v. t. To steep in, or otherwise impregnate with, a solution of alum; to treat with alum. --Ure.

Meaning of Alum from wikipedia

- itself, "alum" often refers to pot****ium alum, with the formula KAl(SO 4) 2·12H 2O. Other alums are named after the monovalent ion, such as sodium alum and...
- Pot****ium alum, potash alum, or pot****ium aluminium sulfate is a chemical compound: the double sulfate of pot****ium and aluminium, with chemical formula...
- Alum is a species and cl**** of chemical compound. Pot****ium alum, the prototypical member of the cl****, often referred to simply as alum. Alum may also...
- Chrome alum or Chromium(III) pot****ium sulfate is the pot****ium double sulfate of chromium. Its chemical formula is KCr(SO4)2 and it is commonly found...
- NaAl(SO4)2·12H2O (sometimes written Na2SO4·Al2(SO4)3·24H2O). Also known as soda alum, sodium alum, or SAS, this white solid is used in the manufacture of baking powder...
- Alum Cr**** is 58-mile (93 km) long cr**** that runs north to south in central Ohio. The cr**** originates in Morrow County and then flows through Delaware...
- The Alum Cave Trail (also referred to as Alum Cave Bluff Trail) is an American hiking trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in Sevier County...
- Alum Rock may refer to: Alum rock, specific chemical compound and a cl**** of chemical compounds. Alum Rock, California, United States, formerly a town...
- Alum-(K) is a hydrous pot****ium aluminium sulfate mineral with formula KAl(SO4)2·12(H2O). It is the mineral form of pot****ium alum and is referred to as...
- Alum Cr**** Lake is a man-made reservoir located in Delaware County, Ohio, United States. It was built in 1974, covers 5 square miles (13 km2), and has...
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