aluminium has a reputation for not rusting but it does oxidise on the surface.
aluminium has rightly been called metallic electricity.
aluminium plays an important part in the action of many vaccines.
When aluminium pans became popular, stewing rhubarb was discovered to have another bonus: it cleaned the pans beautifully.
So the only sensible material for reducing a conventional car's weight while maintaining its strength is aluminium.
One thing that does ground old aircraft is the impending failure of their aluminium structure from metal fatigue.
aluminium and copper still comprise more than three-quarters of the metals index.
Finally, the replica part made of plastic was used to make a mould for casting the finished component in aluminium.
He ignored distinctions of race or caste, and was happy to eat rice from an aluminium plate in the house of an untouchable.
For materials such as aluminium, the case is overwhelming.
British Dictionary definitions for aluminium
a light malleable ductile silvery-white metallic element that resists corrosion; the third most abundant element in the earth's crust (8.1 per cent), occurring only as a compound, principally in bauxite. It is used, esp in the form of its alloys, in aircraft parts, kitchen utensils, etc. Symbol: Al; atomic no: 13; atomic wt: 26.9815; valency: 3; relative density: 2.699; melting pt: 660.45°C; boiling pt: 2520°C