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blende Syllabification: blende

Definition of blende in English:


Another term for sphalerite.
Example sentences
  • Zinc blende has 140 atoms and 308 bonds.


Late 17th century: from German, from blenden 'deceive' (so named because it often resembles galena, but is deceptive in that it yields no lead).

Words that rhyme with blende

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