a white to yellow, crystalline powder, zns, soluble in acids, insoluble in water, occurring naturally as wurtzite and sphalerite: used as a pigment and as a phosphor on x-ray and television screens.
noun a colourless soluble crystalline substance usually existing as the heptahydrate or monohydrate: used as a mordant, in preserving wood and skins, and in the electrodeposition of zinc. formula: znso4 also called white vitriol, zinc vitriol historical examples riding and driving edward l. anderson essentials of diseases of the skin henry weightman stelwagon encyclopaedia britannica, […]
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 gl-ss, and in medicine in the treatment of skin conditions. historical examples clue of the silken ladder mildred a. wirt practical carriage and wagon painting mayton clarence hillick illumination and […]
a salt derived from h 2 zno 2 , the acid form of amphoteric zinc hydroxide. noun any of a cl-ss of salts derived from the amphoteric hydroxide of zinc, zn(oh)2, often thought of as the acid h2zno2 zincate (zĭng’kāt’) a chemical compound containing the group zno2.
pertaining to or containing zinc.
yielding or containing zinc. adjective containing or yielding zinc