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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A bluish-white, lustrous metallic element that is brittle at room temperature but malleable with heating.

Usage examples (34)
  • zinc is an element used in batteries and to make metal alloys.
  • Being covered in zinc is actually really glamorous.
  • Why are we not leading the world in zinc-extractive technology?
  • Foods high in zinc include oysters, pork, chicken, cashews, chickpeas and fortified breakfast cereals. for more
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