Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See zinckic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zinc; zincous.

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  • adjective chemistry Containing, resembling or pertaining to zinc.

Etymologies

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zinc +‎ -ic

Examples

  • 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).

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

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