Sinhala Dictionary definitions for zinc

zinc 🔊 /zɪˈŋk/

zinc : සීන්ක්

zinc : තුන්තනාගම්

zinc : සින්ක්

zinc : තුත්තනාගම්

zinc definition

Noun. An abundant element of the magnesium-cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and franklinite, as an easily fusible bluish white metal, which is malleable, especially when heated. It is not easily oxidized in moist air, and hence is used for sheeting, coating galvanized iron, etc. It is used in making brass, britannia, and other alloys, and is also largely consumed in electric batteries. Symbol ZNoun. Atomic weight 64.9.

Transitive verb. To coat with zinc; to galvanize.