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Chemical element
Zn Previous: copper (Cu)
Next: gallium (Ga)
Zinc cube, fragment and dendrite.

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From German Zink, related to Zinke (point, prong), from Old High German zint (a jag, point), from Proto-Germanic *tinduz, *tindaz (prong, pinnacle), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)dont- (tooth, projection), see also Dutch tinne (battlement), German Zinne (pinnacle, battlement), Danish tinde (pinnacle, battlement), Swedish tinne (tooth of a rake), Icelandic tindur (spike, tooth of a rake or harrow, pinnacle, peak, battlement).

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zinc (uncountable)

  1. a chemical element (symbol Zn) with an atomic number of 30.

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zinc (third-person singular simple present zincs, present participle zincing, zinking or zincking, simple past and past participle zinced, zinked or zincked)

  1. (rare) To electroplate with zinc.
  2. (rare) To coat with sunblock incorporating zinc oxide.

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Chemical element
Zn Previous: coure (Cu)
Next: gal·li (Ga)

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zinc m (uncountable)

  1. zinc

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From German Zink.

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zinc m (plural zincs)

  1. (metallurgy, chemistry) zinc
  2. (informal) counter (in a bar, café, etc), bar
  3. (informal) small plane

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zinc m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of cinc.