Many felt “Zr” delegitimized the Jewish state, creating a foundation for the frequent condemnations to come.
War of Words Between Israel and UN Continues Betsy Pisik August 9, 2014
The symbol for the element zirconium.
The symbol for zirconium.
A shiny, grayish-white metallic element that occurs primarily in zircon. It is used to build nuclear reactors because of its ability to withstand bombardment by neutrons even at high temperatures. Zirconium is also highly resistant to corrosion, making it a useful component of pumps, valves, and alloys. Atomic number 40; atomic weight 91.22; melting point 1,852°C; boiling point 4,377°C; specific gravity 6.56 (20°C); valence 2, 3, 4. See Periodic Table.
The old country code for Zaire.
“cd” is now used instead, since Zaire changed its name to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
zprsn Zurich Provisional Relative Sunspot Number
abbreviation Democratic Republic of Congo (international car registration) Congo (former Zaire) (international vehicle ID)
zrh Zurich-Kloten Airport
zrl zero risk level