Definition of aluminium hydroxide in English:

aluminium hydroxide

(US aluminum hydroxide)

noun

Chemistry
  • A white powder obtained chiefly from bauxite and used in the production of other aluminium compounds, as a fire retardant, and medicinally as an antacid; also called alumina trihydrate.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Roscoe (1833–1915), chemist and university administrator.