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Crimson, krim′zn, n. a deep red colour, tinged with blue: red in general.
Damson, dam′zn, n. a rather small oval fruited variety of the common plum, esteemed for preserving.
Do not join the other end to the other binding-post, Zn, of the zinc plate.The Study of Elementary Electricity and Magnetism by Experiment
Thomas M. St. John
Finally, the central globe, Zn c, follows the same cruciform line of disintegration.Occult Chemistry
Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
In the illustration, the tubes Cu and Zn correspond to the conducting plates of copper and zinc of a voltaic cell.Physics
Willis Eugene Tower
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- The symbol for the elementzinc
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- The symbol for zinc.
- A shiny, bluish-white metallic element that is brittle at room temperature but is malleable when heated. It is used in alloys such as brass and bronze, as a coating for iron and steel, and in various household objects. Zinc is essential to human and animal growth. Atomic number 30; atomic weight 65.39; melting point 419.4°C; boiling point 907°C; specific gravity 7.133 (25°C); valence 2. See Periodic Table.
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