dezincification

[ dee-zing-kuh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ diˌzɪŋ kə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun Metallurgy.

removal of zinc.
loss of zinc by corrosion.

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Origin of dezincification

First recorded in 1870–75; de- + zincification
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