Meaning of “zinc” in the English Dictionary

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"zinc" in British English

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(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)

"zinc" in Business English

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zincnoun [ U ]

uk /zɪŋk/ us

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)