alite


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alite

[′ā‚līt]
(materials)
A constituent of portland cement clinker consisting mostly of calcium silicate.

alite

A principal constituent of portland-cement clinker; primarily tricalcium silicate, but includes small amounts of magnesium oxide, aluminum oxide, ferric oxide, and other oxides.
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These are essential to the formation of the liquid phase in the calcining process since they melt at lower temperatures; the liquid from the melted aluminates hold the solid belite particles as they are slowly converted to the more reactive alite.
The popular Adriatic town of Opatija was once frequented by the Alite and aristocracy of the Austro-Hungarian empire.
Compositional estimates Type I/II Mass fraction % ASTM C 150 XRD Alite 62.
petit commercant, 31 ans, evoque son echec scolaire : << A l'approche des examens, je tombais toujours gravement malade, alite ou hospitalise.
17) Le courage d'un insomniaque comme notre auteur est sans rival, d'une part, parce qu'il en parle avec enthousiasme, d'autre part, parce qu'il tire profit meme des maux qui le font souffrir tout au long de sa vie, quand l'insomnie est devenue un compagnon pour le malade souvent alite, et c'est l'insomnie qui l'aide a explorer longuement la richesse du subconscient.
Aidan Fizgerald, who rode half-length runner-up Site Alite, was banned for one day for excessive use of the whip.
12 Feb-01 Mar: Watch "Gaslicht" --a psycho-thriller with Patrick Hamilton at Kleintheater Alite Oele.
The authority is working with accelerated learning company Alite to train all of its teachers in new classroom methods.
And yet, he tells us, it was several years before its efflorescence was evident beyond the alite coterie of the avant-garde.
51 "In Janum corycium procrastinantem Coenam: Jane, tuos Vates cur deseris alite passu?
Long after die doors of factories, offices and schools swung open to qualified Blacks, the walls of yet another alite, all-White club have crumbled.