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zinc British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 30, a silvery-white metal which is a constituent of brass and is used for coating (galvanizing) iron and steel to protect against corrosion

zinc New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 30

Zn in zinc British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 30, a silvery-white metal which is a constituent of brass and is used for coating (galvanizing) iron and steel to protect against corrosion

zinc blende British & World English

Another term for sphalerite.

zinc finger British & World English

A finger-like loop of peptides enclosing a bound zinc ion at one end, typically part of a larger protein molecule (in particular one regulating transcription)

zinc oxide British & World English

An insoluble white solid used as a pigment and in medicinal ointments

zinc white British & World English

A white pigment consisting of zinc oxide

zinc chromate British & World English

A toxic yellow insoluble powder, used as a pigment

zinc ointment British & World English

Ointment containing zinc oxide, used for various skin conditions

flowers of zinc British & World English

Finely powdered zinc oxide

zineb British & World English

A white compound used as a fungicidal powder on vegetables and fruit

zinc ethylene bisdithiocarbamate in zineb British & World English

A white compound used as a fungicidal powder on vegetables and fruit