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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 people given most of the money and power to define our heritage don't want to tell the alum story; instead they devote our museum to a princess and her jewels.
Dan Hollingshead, UO alum and former chair of UO Foundation Board
Adding calcium carbonate to the alum did not completely protect the water column from increased acidification.
The spokesman added any dealings people have had with either firm at the Alum Rock address, particularly involving the payment of money, should be reported urgently to the SRA red alert line on 01926 4396731 or 0845 8500999.
Romola Sam, CCAP & ProStart alum and graduate of Food & Finance High School, earned a Student Achievement Award for her Occasion cake with a spring theme.
Our early studies with laboratory animals seem to suggest that a vaccine based on the lecithin nanoparticle adjuvant would not only be more effective, but be tolerated by the body more readily than one using alum.
It also an excellent opportunity to request input from the alums directly.
Rescuer Phil Haigh said: "We went down Alum Pot and quite quickly located them in a stream-way in Long Lower Churn.
Alum grabs onto the phosphate in poultry waste, keeping it from escaping into waterways.
This USC team lately has taken to squeaking out victories, frightening every cardinal-and-gold-wearing alum and faux alum back to mortality before pulling out another win.
One alum told me that he was drawn to the program for "its networks inside and outside education.
Cushman & Wake field's Tara Stacom, a Lehigh alum, has taken an active role in crafting some of the program's coursework and is spearheading its fundraising.
With caustic costs being what they are, this more than overcame the 'apparent' savings in using alum.
Perhaps Space Needle owner Jeff Wright, a UW alum, was most down about that sight.
safety goggles * * 2 spoons (teaspoon size) * alum (10 ml, or 4 tsp) * 6 disposable plastic bowls * masking tape * marker * measuring cup * warm tap water (400 ml, or 1.