cubic zirconium
noun see cubic zirconia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Zirconium dioxide — Zirconia redirects here. For the Sailor Moon character, see Dead Moon Circus. Chembox new Name = Zirconium dioxide ImageFile = CZ brilliant.jpg IUPACName = Zirconium dioxide; Zirconium(IV) oxide OtherNames = Zirconia; Baddeleyite Name =… …   Wikipedia

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