boehmite

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noun boehm·ite \ˈbā-ˌmīt, ˈbə(r)-\

Definition of boehmite

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

Origin and Etymology of boehmite

German Böhmit, from Johann Böhm (Boehm) †1952 German chemist


First Known Use: 1924


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