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zinc sulfide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a white to yellow, crystalline powder, ZnS, soluble in acids, insoluble in water, occurring naturally as wurtzite and sphalerite: used as a pigment and as a phosphor on x-ray and television screens.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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