Alane vs Aland - What's the difference?

alane | aland |


As a noun alane

is .

As a proper noun aland is

.

alane

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (inorganic compound) aluminium hydride, AlH3
  • (organic chemistry) Any organic derivative of this compound
  • Usage notes

    This is the current IUPAC name, but is to be replaced by alumane because the systematically derived name of the -AlH2 group would be alanyl which is already used as a derivative of alanine.

    aland

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (obsolete) On dry land, as opposed to in the water.
  • *1609 , (William Shakespeare), Pericles , V:
  • *:I maruell how the Fishes liue in the Sea [...] Why, as Men doe a-land .
  • *c. 1541 , The Chronicle of Calais , London 1846:
  • *:Henry the Eighth [...] departed out of England from Sowthampton, with a great navy of shipps to set that company aland in Spayne, for to helpe the kynge of Spayne agaynste the Frenche kynge [...].
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