/ (zɜːˈkəʊnɪə) /
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another name (not in technical usage) for zirconium oxide
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How to use zirconia in a sentence
Cones of zirconia are also used in the same way; or a thorium mantle in conjunction with alcohol vapour may be employed.
I endeavored repeatedly to fuse zirconia, placing it in a cup or arc light carbon as indicated in Fig. 23.
The sample submitted, like this in your hat, was zirconia; the earth-ore which carries the rare metal zirconium.The King of Arcadia|Francis Lynde
Microcosmic salt does not dissolve so much zirconia as glucina, and is more prone to give a turbid bead.
Zirconia yields with nitrate of cobalt, when ignited, an infusible black mass.