from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. formerly, iron coated with zink by electrical deposition; now more commonly, iron coated with zink by plunging into a bath of melted zink, after its surface has been cleaned by friction with the aid of dilute acid.
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- n. iron that is coated with zinc to protect it from rust
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