|flowers of zinc, Also called: philosopher's wool a white insoluble powder used as a pigment in paints (zinc white or Chinese white), cosmetics, glass, and printing inks. It is an antiseptic and astringent and is used in making zinc ointment. Formula: ZnO|
zinc oxide n.
An amorphous white or yellowish powder used as a pigment and in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
A white or yellowish powdery compound used in paints and in various medicines and skin cosmetics. Chemical formula: ZnO.