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Noun: zinc  zingk
  1. A 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 naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende
    - Zn, atomic number 30
Verb: zinc  zingk
  1. Coat or cover with zinc

Derived forms: zincs, zincing, zinced

Type of: coat, metal, metallic element, surface

Encyclopedia: Zinc, Arkansas