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noun as in ore

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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.

They work at high pH and typically use zinc as the charge carrier.

For example, studies suggest that giving zinc reduces the risk for death from a pneumonia infection.

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.

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.

“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.

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.

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.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to zinc, such as: gold, iron, metal, mineral, platinum, and blende.

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