Tutty
Tutty Tut"ty, n. [F. tutie; cf. Sp. tutia, atutia, LL. tutia; all from Per. t[=u]tiy[=a].] (Chem.) A yellow or brown amorphous substance obtained as a sublimation product in the flues of smelting furnaces of zinc, and consisting of a crude zinc oxide. [1913 Webster]

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  • tutty — [tut′ē] n. [ME tutie < MFr < Ar tūtiyā, zinc oxide, prob. via Pers < Sans tuttha, blue vitriol] crude zinc oxide obtained from the flues of smelting furnaces …   English World dictionary

  • tutty — 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

  • tutty — /tut ee/, n. an impure oxide of zinc obtained from the flues of smelting furnaces, or a similar substance occurring as a native mineral, used chiefly as a polishing powder. [1350 1400; ME tutie < MF < ML tutia < Ar tutiya oxide of zinc < Pers <… …   Universalium

  • tutty — tut·ty …   English syllables

  • tutty — /ˈtʌti/ (say tutee) noun an impure oxide of zinc obtained from the flues of smelting furnaces, or a similar substance occurring as a native mineral, used chiefly as a polishing powder. {Middle English tutie, from Medieval Latin tūtia, from Arabic …   Australian English dictionary

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