zinc

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Pronunciation[change]

copper 30 gallium

Noun[change]

Singular
zinc

Plural
zincs

  1. (uncountable) Zinc is a type of metal, (symbol Zn) with an atomic number of 30 on the periodic table.

Verb[change]

Plain form
zinc

Third-person singular
zincs

Past tense
zinced

Past participle
zinced

Present participle
zincing

Zinc's place on the periodic table
A piece of zinc
  1. (intransitive) If you zinc something, you cover it with zinc.