aluminum oxide


Examples of aluminum oxide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its double-footed stainless steel guides have aluminum oxide inserts, which stand up to heavy line and lengthen casts. Pete M. Anderson, Field & Stream, 28 Sep. 2023 In my opinion, the workhorse abrasive is aluminum oxide. Tim Carter, Chicago Tribune, 11 Aug. 2023 That’s because the insulating aluminum oxide layer can have defects that trap charges and degrade performance. IEEE Spectrum, 28 Aug. 2023 The graphene sheets are deposited on a silicon wafer, and then gold electrodes are printed on the sheets, followed by a nanometer-thick insulating layer of aluminum oxide to separate the gate electrode from the semiconducting channel. IEEE Spectrum, 28 Aug. 2023 Nourish your pores with this Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask, which exfoliates and rejuvenates your skin with pumpkin enzyme, alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), and aluminum oxide crystals. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 28 Aug. 2023 Fritts says its narrow stainless steel line guides, which have aluminum oxide inserts, extend casting distance. Pete M. Anderson, Field & Stream, 21 June 2023 It is composed of two colorless materials: aluminum nanoparticles and aluminum oxide nanostructures. Rupendra Brahambhatt, Ars Technica, 24 May 2023 The aluminum oxide stone combines pro-level functionality with beginner-friendly features. Samantha MacAvoy, Good Housekeeping, 31 July 2023 See More

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First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of aluminum oxide was in 1869

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“Aluminum oxide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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