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Meaning of “zinc” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of zinc from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"zinc" in American English

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zincnoun [U]

 us   /zɪŋk/
a blue-white ​metal used esp. in ​combination with other ​metals or for ​covering other ​metals to ​protect them
(Definition of zinc from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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zincnoun [U]

uk   us   /zɪŋk/
a blue-white metal used to make alloys (= ​combinations of metals) or for ​covering other metals to ​protect them
(Definition of zinc from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “zinc”
in Spanish cinc…
in Vietnamese kẽm…
in Malaysian zink…
in Thai สังกะสี (สัญลักษณ์ทางเคมีคือ Zn)…
in French zinc…
in German das Zink…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锌…
in Turkish çinko…
in Russian цинк…
in Indonesian seng…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋅…
in Polish cynk…
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