alumina trihydrate(redirected from aluminium hydroxide)
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alumina trihydrate[ə′lüm·ə·nə ‚trī′hī‚drāt]
Al2O3·3H2O, or Al(OH)3 A white powder; insoluble in water, soluble in hydrochloric or sulfuric acid or sodium hydroxide; used in the manufacture of ceramic glasses and in paper coating. Also known as aluminum hydrate; aluminum hydroxide; hydrated alumina; hydrated aluminum oxide.
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