zinc

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alloy of brass and zinc; used mainly for cold working alpha brass
brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products alpha-beta brass , Muntz metal , yellow metal
alloy of copper and zinc arsedine , tombac
bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs as zinc sulphide in zinc blende atomic number 30 , zinc , Zn
rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores atomic number 31 , Ga , gallium
soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores atomic number 48 , cadmium , Cd
soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores atomic number 81 , thallium , Tl
ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form blende , sphalerite , zinc blende
copper and zinc metal brass
alloy of copper and zinc brass
white mineral; a common ore of zinc calamine , hemimorphite
water-base paint containing zinc oxide and glue and coloring; used as a wash for walls and ceilings calcimine
alloy of copper and zinc (containing about 30% zinc) that is wrought into cartridges or tubing cartridge brass
small Leclanche cell containing no free liquid; the electrolyte is a paste and the negative zinc pole forms the container of the cell; used in flashlights, portable radios, etc. dry cell
oxide of zinc; a white powder used as a pigment or in cosmetics or glass or inks and in zinc ointment flowers of zinc , philosopher's wool , philosophers' wool , zinc oxide
cell that produces electricity by oxidation of fuel (hydrogen and oxygen or zinc and air); for use in electric cars fuel cell
either the work of covering with metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting galvanisation , galvanization
skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc galvaniser , galvanizer
rust-resistant zinc, coat with galvanize
steel with zinc, coat galvanize
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