Meaning of Zinc



English: Zinc
Bangla: দস্তা, ত্রপু
Hindi: जस्ता, जस्त, ज़िंक
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Definition: 1

Chemistry. a ductile, bluish-white metallic element: used in making galvanized iron, brass, and other alloys, and as an element in voltaic cells. Symbol: Zn; atomic weight: 65.37; atomic number: 30; specific gravity: 7.14 at 20°C.

Definition: 2

a piece of this metal used as an element in a voltaic cell.

Definition: 3

to coat or cover with zinc.

Definition: 4

a brittle bluish-white metallic element that becomes coated with a corrosion-resistant layer in moist air and occurs chiefly in sphalerite and smithsonite. It is a constituent of several alloys, esp brass and nickel-silver, and is used in die-casting, galvanizing metals, and in battery electrodes. Symbol: Zn; atomic no: 30; atomic wt: 65.39; valency: 2; relative density: 7.133; melting pt: 419.58°C; boiling pt: 907°C

Definition: 5

(informal) corrugated galvanized iron