dezincification

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

noun Metallurgy.

removal of zinc.
loss of zinc by corrosion.

Nearby words

  1. dextrous,
  2. dextrously,
  3. dextroversion,
  4. dey,
  5. dezhnev,
  6. df,
  7. dfab,
  8. dfc,
  9. dfee,
  10. dfid

Origin of dezincification

First recorded in 1870–75; de- + zincification

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