zinc
zinc
Symbol: Zn
Atomic number: 30
Atomic weight: 65.38
Blue-white metallic element. Occurs in multiple compounds naturally. Five stable isotopes are six radioactive isotopes have been found. Chemically a reactive metal, combines with oxygen and other non-metals, reacts with dilute acids to release hydrogen.

Elements of periodic system. 2013.

  • zinc — zinc …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • ZINC — Le zinc (symbole Zn, numéro atomique 30) est un élément chimique métallique blanc bleuâtre appartenant au sous groupe II b de la classification périodique. Quoiqu’il soit de grande consommation et que ses applications se rencontrent dans la vie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Zinc — inc (z[i^][ng]k), n. [G. zink, probably akin to zinn tin: cf. F. zinc, from the German. Cf. {Tin}.] (Chem.) An abundant element of the magnesium cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinc — s.n. Element chimic, metal de culoare albă albăstruie, întrebuinţat în industrie atât singur, cât şi sub formă de aliaje. – Din fr. zinc. Trimis de valeriu, 02.06.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  ZINC s.n. Metal alb albăstrui, moale, maleabil şi ductil,… …   Dicționar Român

  • zinc — metal de color blanco azulado que constituye un oligoelemento y es necesario para el funcionamiento de algunas enzimas. Su sales son astrigentes y antiperspirantes. Su ingestión ocasiona irritaciones intestinales y vómitos. Las necesidades… …   Diccionario médico

  • zinc — [zɪŋk] noun [uncountable] a white metal used in manufacturing and traded on Commodities Markets: • On the London Metal Exchange, zinc fell in afternoon trading to a fresh 10 month low. * * * zinc UK US /zɪŋk/ noun [U] ► a blue white metal used to …   Financial and business terms

  • ZINC — Is Not Canvas (Computing » General) *** Zinc Interface Library icon file Bitmap graphics (Computing » File Extensions) * Zinc Is Not Copper (Academic & Science » Chemistry) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • Zinc — Zinc, AR U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 76 Housing Units (2000): 35 Land area (2000): 0.746851 sq. miles (1.934334 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.746851 sq. miles (1.934334 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • zinc — [ziŋk] n. [Ger zink, zinc, orig., prong, point: first used by PARACELSUS Philippus Aureolus ( c. 1526): from the form of the crystals on smelting; akin to OHG zint, a point, jag < Gmc * tindja > TINE] a bluish white, metallic chemical… …   English World dictionary

  • Zinc — inc, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Zincked} or {Zinced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Zincking} or {Zincing}.] To coat with zinc; to galvanize. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinc — The adjectival form meaning ‘coated in zinc’ is zinced …   Modern English usage