from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Containing or yielding aluminum, alumina, or alum.
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- adj. containing, or yielding aluminium or its ore
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Containing alum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing or yielding alum, alumina, or aluminium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. containing alum or aluminum
The Oxford English Dictionary even contains an entry for rock butter, "a mineral composed of alum combined with iron, which exudes as a soft butter-like paste from certain aluminiferous rocks."
I was just wondering if - are some ideas being investigated in space-time recently, in terms of the Higgs field and the Higgs Boson, are these in some way kind of a revisiting of the idea of aluminiferous ether, as they used to talk about?
Maniquarez and the aluminiferous slates of Chaparuparu, the connexion between tertiary strata and bituminous clay seemed to me somewhat problematical.
During a second excursion to Maniquarez and the aluminiferous slates of Chaparuparu, the connexion between tertiary strata and bituminous clay seemed to me somewhat problematical.