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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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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched the investigation into AA Law of Alum Rock.
Researchers also found that alum reduced ammonia levels in poultry houses by about 70 percent.
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.
Let it sit for a minute or two, and then add 20 drops of food coloring and a rounded 1/3 cup of alum powder.
Tony Garcia, UO Law School alum, JAG Corp with National Guard
The same coagulants and its blended form were used for TSS removal and results are 278 to 7 mg/L, in blended form Alcl3+Alum show similar results but Alum + Fecl3 showed excellent results.
Earlier studies showed that adding alum to poultry litter, swine manure, and other agricultural byproducts substantially mitigates phosphorus release.
A legal watchdog has issued a warning over bogus law firms trading under the guise of two legitimate legal practices in Alum Rock.
Earning top honors was Gabriela Grande, a CCAP & ProStart alum and graduate of Food & Finance High School and the 2010 America's Best High School Chef, who earned an ACF Professional Gold Medal.
Alum treatment is a coagulation/flocculation process in which the hydrolysis products of alum causes coagulation and destabilize the colloidal state of the particles in wastewater.
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.