aluminium aluminium  /ə ˈlu mɪ nəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite

Usage(s):

  1. Guinea has half the world's reserves of bauxite vital in the production of aluminium as well as gold, diamonds and hardwoods.
  2. Tellingly, Brito made no promises on job cuts, nor on the sale of non-core assets like Anheuser-Busch's theme parks and its aluminium can recycling units.
  3. A complex of skyscrapers built mainly in aluminium and glass, the project was begun in 1954 as a commercial and leisure area next to large office blocks.

News

  1. Elite Skekane rack review

    It has an odd name, but the Skekane is a veritable Sherpa for any rider who likes to be well equipped and has no pockets.  The tough aluminium rack is versatile – and configurable in several ways – with room for two bottle cages, a pair of CO 2 cartridges with an inflator, spare tube, levers and a mini pump. You can even hang a seatpack below it too for extra capacity.  The rack, mounting ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

  2. Aluminium Fluoride (CAS 7784-18-1) Market Research Report 2013

    DUBLIN, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x2ql6x/aluminium ) has announced the addition of the "Aluminium Fluoride (CAS 7784-18-1) Market ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Zipp Service Course SL SS bar/SL stem – in brief review

    The Service Course SL SS shape is both shorter than most and much shallower too. The angled flats on the drop curve give a great handhold, comfortable and well placed for sprinting. It works well with the angled radius that transitions from top to drop, which also gives ideal wrist clearance. For an all-aluminium affair, the SL SS is comfortable, and though stiff enough for steering, does a ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

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Quotes

  1. "The sleek, aluminium Mac mini packs great features, versatility and value into an elegant, amazingly compact design," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing. "With twice the graphics performance,...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Philip Schiller Source: Pocket-lint.com

  2. "If this were a car manufacturer, an aluminium smelter or a coal company, the government would be bending over backwards to keep it in Australia," Senator Milne said.
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Christine Milne Source: The Age

  3. "Apple has invented a whole new way of building notebooks from a single block of aluminium and, just as important, they are the industry's greenest notebooks," said Jobs. "The new MacBooks offer incredible features our users will love."
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Steve Jobs Source: guardian.co.uk

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