zinc oxide


zinc oxide
noun
oxide of zinc; a white powder used as a pigment or in cosmetics or glass or inks and in zinc ointment
Hypernyms: ↑oxide
Substance Holonyms: ↑zinc white, ↑Chinese white

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ˌzinc ˈoxide 7 [zinc oxide] noun uncountable (symb. ZnO)
a substance used in creams as a treatment for certain skin conditions

Useful english dictionary. 2012.