Definition of flowers of zinc in English:
plural noun[treated as singular]
Finely powdered zinc oxide.
- The apparent sublimation of the common flowers of zinc at the instant of their production, though totally unsublimable afterwards, is certainly likewise but a deceptious appearance.
- When fused in open vessels, it absorbs oxygen, and forms the white oxide, called flowers of zinc.
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