Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to zinc, or to the negative pole of a voltaic battery.

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

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic.
  • adjective Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to chlorous.
  • adjective (Physics) Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive.

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc.

Etymologies

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zinc +‎ -ous

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