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aluminium

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See also Aluminium, and alumínium

English

Chemical element
Al Previous: magnesium (Mg)
Next: silicon (Si)

Alternative spellings

  • aluminum (US) (see also Usage notes below)

Etymology

Started to be used in 1812 as an alternative form of aluminum which was invented in the same year.[1]

Pronunciation

  • (Canada) IPA: /əˈluːmɪnəm/
  • (RP) ăl"yo͝omĭn'ēəm, /ˌæljʊˈmɪniəm/, /%{l(j)U"mIni@m/ or ăl"yo͝omĭn'yəm, /ˌæljʊˈmɪnjəm/, /%{l(j)U"mInj@m/
  • (US) ăl"(y)o͞omĭn'ēəm, /ˌæl(j)uˈmɪniəm/, /%{l(j)u"mIni@m/ or ăl"(y)o͞omĭn'yəm, /ˌæl(j)uˈmɪnjəm/, /%{l(j)u"mInj@m/

Noun

Singular
aluminium

Plural
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aluminium (-)
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  1. A light, silvery metal extracted from bauxite, and a chemical element (symbol Al) with an atomic number of 13.

Usage notes

  • Both spellings are used in Canada.
  • For information on the origins of the two spellings, see the Wikipedia article

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References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988

External links

For etymology and more information refer to: http://elements.vanderkrogt.net/elem/al.html (A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author)


Danish

Noun

aluminium

  1. aluminum (element)

Dutch

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Pronunciation

Noun

aluminium n.

  1. aluminum (element)

French

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aluminium

Pronunciation

Noun

aluminium m.

  1. aluminum (element)

Latin

Noun

aluminium n. [[Category:Template:lang:la nouns|aluminium]]

  1. aluminum (element)

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /aluˈmiɲum/

Noun

aluminium m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|aluminium]]

  1. aluminum

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Swedish

Noun

aluminium ~et, uncountable

  1. aluminium

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