aluminothermy


aluminothermy
\\ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷mē\ noun (-es)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary alumin- + -thermy; originally formed as German aluminothermie
: a process of producing great heat and strong chemical reduction by oxidizing finely divided aluminum with oxygen taken from another metal, this metal being thus reduced from its oxide (as molten iron is obtained from iron oxide in welding by the Thermit process)

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  • aluminothermy — [ə lo͞o′mə nō thʉr΄mē] n. a metallurgical process in which aluminum reduces another metal from its oxide, simultaneously releasing great heat …   English World dictionary

  • aluminothermy — /euh looh meuh neuh therr mee/, n. Metall. a process of producing high temperatures by causing finely divided aluminum to react with the oxygen from another metallic oxide. Also, aluminothermics. [1910 15; ALUMINO + THERMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • aluminothermy — noun the production of a metal from its oxide by heating it with aluminium …   Wiktionary

  • aluminothermy — Смотри Алюминотермия …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • aluminothermy — alu·mi·no·ther·my …   English syllables

  • aluminothermy — /əˌlumənoʊˈθɜmi/ (say uh.loohmuhnoh thermee), / ˌlju / (say .lyooh ) noun a process of producing high temperatures by causing finely divided aluminium to react with the oxygen from another metallic oxide. Also, aluminothermics. {alumino… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • a|lu|mi|no|ther|mics — «uh LOO muh noh THUR mihks», noun (plural). (sing. in use.) = aluminothermy. (Cf. ↑aluminothermy) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gold|schmidt process — «GOHLD SHMIHT», = aluminothermy. (Cf. ↑aluminothermy) ╂[< Hans Goldschmidt, 1861 1923, German chemist, who discovered it] …   Useful english dictionary

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