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dezincification

[dee-zing-kuh-fi-key-shuh n] /diˌzɪŋ kə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun, Metallurgy
1.
removal of zinc.
2.
loss of zinc by corrosion.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; de- + zincification
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Examples for dezincification
  • dezincification of the uninhibited materials was severe and widespread.
  • dezincification was observed to increase in frequency with increasing zinc levels.

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