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Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. zinc.
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Examples from the Web for zn

Historical Examples

  • Crimson, krim′zn, n. a deep red colour, tinged with blue: red in general.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)


  • Damson, dam′zn, n. a rather small oval fruited variety of the common plum, esteemed for preserving.

  • Do not join the other end to the other binding-post, Zn, of the zinc plate.

  • Finally, the central globe, Zn c, follows the same cruciform line of disintegration.

    Occult Chemistry

    Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater

  • In the illustration, the tubes Cu and Zn correspond to the conducting plates of copper and zinc of a voltaic cell.


    Willis Eugene Tower

British Dictionary definitions for zn


the chemical symbol for
  1. zinc
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zn in Medicine


  1. The symbol for the elementzinc

zn in Science



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