Flowers-of-zinc



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noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
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a white or yellowish-white, amorphous, odorless, water-insoluble powder, ZnO, used chiefly as a paint pigment, in cosmetics, dental cements, matches, white printing inks, and opaque glass, and in medicine in the treatment of skin conditions.
noun
1.
a white insoluble powder used as a pigment in paints (zinc white or Chinese white), cosmetics, glass, and printing inks. It is an antiseptic and astringent and is used in making zinc ointment. Formula: ZnO Also called flowers of zinc, philosopher’s wool

zinc oxide n.
An amorphous white or yellowish powder used as a pigment and in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
zinc oxide
A white or yellowish powdery compound used in paints and in various medicines and skin cosmetics. Chemical formula: ZnO.

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