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Synonyms for zinc

zinc (n.)

a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende

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zinc (v.)

coat or cover with zinc

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zinc cadmium sulfide (n.)

cadmium sulfide containing zinc

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zinc sulfide (n.)

a yellow to white crystalline fluorescent compound that occurs naturally as sphalerite or wurtzite and is used as a luminous pigment

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zinc sulfate (n.)

a colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc

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zinc deficiency (n.)

a deficiency caused by inadequate zinc in the diet or by liver disease or cystic fibrosis or other diseases

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zinc white (n.)

a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide

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zinc ointment (n.)

an ointment containing zinc that is used to treat certain skin diseases

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zinc blende (n.)

an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form

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zinc oxide (n.)

oxide of zinc; a white powder used as a pigment or in cosmetics or glass or inks and in zinc ointment

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