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 Zn. Atomic weight 64.9.
- A bluish-white, lustrous metallic element that is brittle at room temperature but malleable with heating. It is used to form a wide variety of alloys including brass, bronze, various solders, and nickel silver, in galvanizing iron and other metals, for electric fuses, anodes, and meter cases, and in roofing, gutters, and various household objects. Atomic number 30; atomic weight 65.39; melting point 419.4°C; boiling point 907°C; specific gravity 7.133 (25°C); valence 2. See Table at element.
- To coat or treat with zinc; galvanize.
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നാകഗന്ധകം - Naakagandhakam | Nakagandhakam ;അണുസംഖ്യ മുപ്പത് ആയ ലോഹം - Anusamkhya Muppathu Aaya Loham | Anusamkhya Muppathu aya Loham ;ഒരു ലോഹധാതു - Oru Lohadhaathu | Oru Lohadhathu ;അണു സംഖ്യ 30 ആയ ലോഹം - Anu Samkhya 30 Aaya Loham | Anu Samkhya 30 aya Loham ;കാസാസ്ഥി - Kaasaasthi | Kasasthi ;തുത്തനാകം - Thuththanaakam | Thuthanakam ;