activated alumina

noun

Definition of activated alumina

: a porous highly adsorptive alumina made usually by heating alumina hydrates and used chiefly in drying gases and liquids

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First Known Use of activated alumina

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Activated alumina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/activated%20alumina. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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