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- noun An amorphous white or yellowish powder, ZnO, used as a pigment, in compounding rubber, in the manufacture of plastics, and in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
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- noun chemistry An
amorphoussolid, ZnO, white when pure but often pale yellow, used in pigments and cosmetics
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- noun oxide of zinc; a white powder used as a pigment or in cosmetics or glass or inks and in zinc ointment
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