aluminate

noun

alu·​mi·​nate ə-ˈlü-mə-nət How to pronounce aluminate (audio)
: a compound of alumina with a metallic oxide

Examples of aluminate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eons later, in 1739, Louis-Jacques Thénard discovered how to make cobalt aluminate, better known as cobalt blue. Sanjana Curtis, Scientific American, 4 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of aluminate was in 1814

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“Aluminate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aluminate. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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