zinc white


zinc white
   White formed from zinc oxide, giving pure cool cover. In oil it needs much medium, and has some tendency to crack. In watercolor it's known as Chinese white. Also see white lead.

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  • Zinc white — Zinc inc (z[i^][ng]k), n. [G. zink, probably akin to zinn tin: cf. F. zinc, from the German. Cf. {Tin}.] (Chem.) An abundant element of the magnesium cadmium group, extracted principally from the minerals zinc blende, smithsonite, calamine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinc white — n. zinc oxide used as a white pigment * * * …   Universalium

  • zinc white — n. zinc oxide used as a white pigment …   English World dictionary

  • zinc white — n ZINC OXIDE …   Medical dictionary

  • zinc white — noun a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide • Syn: ↑Chinese white • Hypernyms: ↑pigment • Substance Meronyms: ↑zinc oxide, ↑flowers of zinc, ↑philosopher s wool, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • zinc white — cinko oksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė ZnO atitikmenys: angl. Chinese white; zinc oxide; zinc white rus. цинка оксид; цинковые белила ryšiai: sinonimas – cinko baltasis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • zinc white — noun Date: 1847 a white pigment that consists of zinc oxide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • zinc white — noun a white pigment consisting of zinc oxide …   English new terms dictionary

  • zinc white — /zɪŋk ˈwaɪt/ (say zingk wuyt) noun a white pigment consisting of zinc oxide, used in paints …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zinc white — Цинковые белила …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии