Zincoid inc"oid, a. [Zinc + -oid.] Pertaining to, or resembling, zinc; -- said of the electricity of the zincous plate in connection with a copper plate in a voltaic circle; also, designating the positive pole. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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