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Synonyms for alum

a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum

a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum

a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

a double sulphate of aluminum and potassium that is used as an astringent (among other things)

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Erik Berglof, director of the LSE Institute of Global Affairs, talked about the concept behind ALUM as well as a new collaborative partnership called Universities Without Borders.
More and more "Bachelor" alums are getting married this year.
Dan Hollingshead, UO alum and former chair of UO Foundation Board
The results AlCl3 and FeCl3 shows good and almost similar results but after overnight settling time results were excellent and alum showed also good results in decreasing order of turbidity 54 to 26.
Adding calcium carbonate to the alum did not completely protect the water column from increased acidification.
The SRA also confirmed it is still investigating another case in Alum Rock involving a business which was alleged to be falsely trading as a legitimate law firm.
Earning ACF Professional Bronze medals were Lourdes Mejia and Jessica Johnson, 2010 America's Best High School Pastry Chef, Skill USA alum and graduate of Warwick Tech, Warwick, R.
When alum is added to wastewater, it forms the precipitate of Al [(OH).
PESHAWAR, May 02, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Alum club and Rahman took berth into the final after recording victories against their respective rivals in the semi-final of the DCO Buner Inter-Club Hockey Championship being played at Buner Sports Complex ground on Sunday.
However, due to concerns about safety and toxicity, there's only a single vaccine adjuvant - aluminum hydroxide, or alum, that has been approved for human use.
They are also a great forum to spotlight an alum or client, as well as post community involvement and pro bono opportunities.
The bodies of a 33-year-old man from Darlington, and a 28-year-old woman from West Yorkshire, were discovered by rescuers in Alum Pot cave near Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire.
15 at the Wenatchee Convention Center, sponsored by Wenatchee area Rotarians and Lions for WSU Alums and UW alum and fans.
Alum grabs onto the phosphate in poultry waste, keeping it from escaping into waterways.
One alum told me that he was drawn to the program for "its networks inside and outside education.