Dictionary

boehmite

noun boehm·ite \ˈbā-ˌmīt, ˈbə(r)-\

Definition of BOEHMITE

:  a mineral consisting of an orthorhombic form of aluminum oxide and hydroxide AlO(OH) found in bauxite

Origin of BOEHMITE

German Böhmit, from Johann Böhm (Boehm) †1952 German chemist
First Known Use: circa 1929

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Boehm systemPrevious Word in the Dictionary: BoehmianAll Words Near: boehmite
May 22, 2015
nepotism Hear it
favoritism based on kinship
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears