- zinc stearate
: an insoluble salt usually of commercial stearic acid and usually containing some zinc oxide that is prepared as a fine bulky powder and is used in ointments and toilet powders, in compounding rubber, and as a drier and flatting agent for paints
* * *Chem.a white, fine, soft, water-insoluble powder, Zn(C18H35O2)2, used in the manufacture of cosmetics, ointments, and lacquers, as a drying agent for rubber, and as a waterproofing agent for textiles, paper, etc.
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