from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A colorless crystalline compound, ZnSO4·7H2O, used medicinally as an emetic and astringent, as a fungicide, and in wood and skin preservatives.
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- noun a colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc
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