a brittle, deep-red to orange-yellow mineral, native zinc oxide, ZnO, usually massive or granular: formerly an important ore of zinc.
a red or yellow mineral consisting of zinc oxide in hexagonal crystalline form. It occurs in metamorphosed limestone. Formula: ZnO
- Red packet
noun (in China and other East Asian countries) 1. a sum of money folded inside red paper and given at the Chinese New Year to unmarried younger relatives 2. such a gift given at Chinese weddings by the parents to the bride and groom and by the bride and groom to unmarried younger relatives
- Red paint
verb (used with object), red-penciled, red-penciling or (especially British) red-pencilled, red-pencilling. 1. to delete, censor, correct, or abridge (written material) with or as if with a pencil having a red lead: His book was heavily red-penciled before it got clearance. verb -cils, -cilling, -cilled (US) -cils, -ciling, -ciled 1. (transitive) to revise or correct (a […]
noun 1. cayenne. 2. a pepper, Capsicum annuum longum, cultivated in many varieties, the yellow or red pods of which are used for flavoring, sauces, etc. 3. the mild, ripe fruit of the sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, used as a vegetable. noun 1. any of several varieties of the pepper plant Capsicum frutescens, cultivated […]