activated alumina


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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