[ zing-keyt ]
/ ˈzɪŋ keɪt /
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a salt derived from H2ZnO2, the acid form of amphoteric zinc hydroxide.
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British Dictionary definitions for zincate
/ (ˈzɪŋkeɪt) /
any of a class of salts derived from the amphoteric hydroxide of zinc, Zn(OH) 2, often thought of as the acid H 2 ZnO 2
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Scientific definitions for zincate
[ zĭng′kāt′ ]
A chemical compound containing the group ZnO2.
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