zinc has definitions from the field of chemistry
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[ noun ] (chemistry) a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs as zinc sulphide in zinc blende

Synonyms

atomic_number_30 Zn

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(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

In February 1801 , Oersted did manage to experiment with physical apparatus and reported experiments made with a voltaic_battery of 600 plates of zinc and silver and of later experiments with a battery of 60 plates of zinc and lead .

In February 1801 , Oersted did manage to experiment with physical apparatus and reported experiments made with a voltaic_battery of 600 plates of zinc and silver and of later experiments with a battery of 60 plates of zinc and lead .

(Statements 87th Congress, 1st Session. Appropriations,...)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House_of_Representatives of the United_States_of_America in Congress assembled , That the Secretary_of_the_Interior is hereby authorized and directed to establish and maintain a program of stabilization payments to small domestic producers of lead and zinc ores and concentrates in_order to stabilize the mining of lead and zinc by small domestic producers on public , Indian , and other lands as provided in_this Act .

Be it enacted by the Senate and House_of_Representatives of the United_States_of_America in Congress assembled , That the Secretary_of_the_Interior is hereby authorized and directed to establish and maintain a program of stabilization payments to small domestic producers of lead and zinc ores and concentrates in_order to stabilize the mining of lead and zinc by small domestic producers on public , Indian , and other lands as provided in_this Act .

Such payments shall be made to small domestic producers of zinc as_long_as the market_price for prime western zinc at East_Saint_Louis , Illinois , as determined by the Secretary , is below 14 - 1 2 cents per pound , and such payments shall be 55 per centum of the difference between 14 - 1 2 cents per pound and the average market_price for the month in_which the sale occurred as determined by the Secretary .

Related terms

metallic_element

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