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Zing vs. Zinc

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Zingnoun

A short high-pitched humming sound, such as that made by a bullet or vibrating string.

Zincnoun

A chemical element (symbol Zn) with an atomic number of 30, a slightly brittle blue-silvery metal.

Zingnoun

A witty insult or derogatory remark.

Zincnoun

(countable) A single atom of this element.

Zingnoun

(uncountable) Zest or vitality.

Zincnoun

A zinc countertop.

Zingnoun

Pleasant or exciting flavour of food.

Zincverb

(rare) To electroplate with zinc.

Zingverb

(intransitive) To move very quickly, especially while making a high-pitched hum.

Zincverb

(rare) To coat with sunblock incorporating zinc oxide.

Zinginterjection

(onomatopoeia) A high pitched humming sound.

Zincnoun

An abundant element of the magnesium-cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and franklinite, as an easily fusible bluish white metal, which is malleable, especially when heated. It is not easily oxidized in moist air, and hence is used for sheeting, coating galvanized iron, etc. It is used in making brass, britannia, and other alloys, and is also largely consumed in electric batteries. Symbol Zn. Atomic number 30. Atomic weight 65.38.

Zinginterjection

Used to acknowledge a witty comeback, a zinger.

Zincverb

To coat with zinc; to galvanize.

Zingnoun

a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound;

‘the zing of the passing bullet’;

Zincnoun

a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs as zinc sulphide in zinc blende

Zingnoun

the activeness of an energetic personality

Zinc

Zinc is a chemical element with the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Zinc is a slightly brittle metal at room temperature and has a silvery-greyish appearance when oxidation is removed.

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