verb (used with object), zincked or zinced [zingkt], /zɪŋkt/, zinck·ing or zinc·ing [zing-king]. /ˈzɪŋ kɪŋ/.
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Origin of zinc
OTHER WORDS FROM zinczincky, zincy, zinky, adjectivezincoid, adjective
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Hydroxide formed at the cathode surface travels to the anode and reacts with zinc to release energy that powers other devices.Zinc-air batteries are typically single-use. A new design could change that|Maria Temming|January 5, 2021|Science News
They work at high pH and typically use zinc as the charge carrier.New battery chemistry results in first rechargeable zinc-air battery|John Timmer|December 31, 2020|Ars Technica
For example, studies suggest that giving zinc reduces the risk for death from a pneumonia infection.Can supplements really help fight COVID-19? Here’s what we know and don’t know|Laura Beil|October 16, 2020|Science News
Later, the new plastic can be heated and molded again, without adding more of the zinc material.
The familiar ones, like zinc and iron, help build a plant’s fruits and vegetables.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green|Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
The more than 50,000 who reside in West Point live mostly in shacks made of zinc with rusted tin roofs.
But the coolest part may have been what was placed inside a zinc case in the cornerstone.
Excess calcium causing zinc and iron deficiency offers just one simple illustration of this kind of interaction.
And many are packed with nutrients like zinc, iron, and calcium.Forget the Starbucks Backlash—We Should Be Eating More Bugs|Daniel Stone|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“What we made was zinc and aluminum die castings,” he told me last Friday in Lima, Ohio.
It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
The goldfields of Australia are historic, and the silver, lead and zinc mines of Broken Hill deserve particular mention.
I am now taking, twice a day, the flowers of zinc, from which I hope to be soon right again.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
If the zinc sulphide were not the less soluble, it would be rapidly converted into the black ferrous sulphide.
It is a comparatively easy matter to determine the relative solubility of zinc and ferrous sulphides.