zinc white


zinc white
noun
a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide
Syn: ↑Chinese white
Hypernyms: ↑pigment
Substance Meronyms: ↑zinc oxide, ↑flowers of zinc, ↑philosopher's wool, ↑philosophers' wool

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noun
: zinc oxide that is used as a white pigment (as in house paints, antifouling paints, water colors, enamels, and glazes), that is the whitest of all pigments, and that is permanent and not poisonous but lacks the opacity and covering power of white lead or titanium dioxide

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zinc white noun
Zinc oxide used as a pigment
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Main Entry:zinc

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zinc white,
zinc oxide used as a white pigment in paints.

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n. a white pigment consisting of zinc oxide

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • zinc white — n. zinc oxide used as a white pigment * * * …   Universalium

  • zinc white — n. zinc oxide used as a white pigment …   English World dictionary

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  • zinc white — noun Date: 1847 a white pigment that consists of zinc oxide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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