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- adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zinc; zincous.
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- adjective chemistry Containing, resembling or pertaining to
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When the potash lye has become useless, I regenerate it by removing the zinc in the following manner: I pour the solution from the cells, put it in a suitable vessel, where I add water to replace that already evaporated, and then shake it up well at the ordinary temperature with hydrated oxide of zinc (zincic hydrate).