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ˈbɔk saɪt, ˈboʊ zaɪtbaux·ite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bauxitenoun

    a clay-like mineral; the chief ore of aluminum; composed of aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides; used as an abrasive and catalyst

Wiktionary

  1. bauxitenoun

    The principal ore of aluminium; a clay-like mineral, being a mixture of hydrated oxides and hydroxides.

    Etymology: from in France.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bauxitenoun

    alt. of Beauxite

Freebase

  1. Bauxite

    Bauxite is an aluminium ore and is the main source of aluminium. This form of rock consists mostly of the minerals gibbsite Al(OH)3, boehmite γ-AlO, and diaspore α-AlO, in a mixture with the two iron oxides goethite and hematite, the clay mineral kaolinite, and small amounts of anatase TiO2. Bauxite was named after the village Les Baux in southern France, where it was first recognised as containing aluminium and named by the French geologist Pierre Berthier in 1821.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bauxite

    bō′zīt, n. a clay found at Les Baux, near Arles, yielding alumina.—Also Beau′xite.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bauxite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bauxite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques:

    (We will show) that Amrun is part of the supply chain, so we can demonstrate from the bauxite to the aluminum in your iPhone or in your laptop, we fully understand the entire chain and that is consistent with what customers like Apple want.

  2. Johnny Wong:

    At this moment, there's no issue at all. The vessels are lining up at the ports (in Kuantan), awaiting to load bauxite.

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