Definition of Alumel in English:

Alumel

noun

  • A trademark for: a nickel alloy, typically containing approx. 2 per cent aluminium, 2.5 per cent manganese, and 1 per cent silicon, used in thermocouples, often in conjunction with Chromel.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal. From alum- + -el.

Pronunciation

Alumel

/ˈal(j)ʊmɛl/