Zinc Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Zinc? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, How to pronounce? Example sentences, Words starting with Zinc, Words ending with Zinc, Antonyms, Synonyms, Related sentences and more...

Zinc meaning

Word: Zinc

How to pronounce: zɪŋk

Noun

Definitions:

1. The chemical element of atomic number 30, a silvery-white metal that is a constituent of brass and is used for coating (galvanizing) iron and steel to protect against corrosion.Galvanized iron or steel, especially as the material of domestic utensils or corrugated roofs.

Example sentences: "A zinc rich paint coating protects the interior of the pipe."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Coat (iron) with zinc or a zinc compound to prevent rust.

Example sentences: "The metal has to be zinced to prevent oxidation and decay"


Synonyms:

zink

zincum

zn

galvanize


Derivations:

zincing

zinced


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Spanish: Zinc

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French: Zinc

Italian: Zinco

Turkish: çinko


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