zinc chloride
noun Date: 1851 a poisonous caustic deliquescent salt ZnCl2 used especially as a wood preservative, drying agent, and catalyst

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  • zinc chloride — n a poisonous caustic deliquescent readily soluble salt ZnCl2 that is used as a catalyst in organic synthesis and as a disinfectant and astringent * * * [USP] a salt, ZnCl2, used as a nutritional supplement in total parenteral nutrition; also… …   Medical dictionary

  • zinc chloride — n. a white, crystalline powder, ZnCl2, used as a catalyst, wood preservative, antiseptic, etc. and in soldering fluxes, adhesives, parchment paper, embalming fluids, etc …   English World dictionary

  • zinc chloride — cinko chloridas statusas T sritis chemija formulė ZnCl₂ atitikmenys: angl. zinc butter; zinc chloride; zinc dichloride rus. цинк хлористый; цинка хлорид ryšiai: sinonimas – cinko dichloridas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • zinc chloride — noun : a poisonous caustic deliquescent readily soluble salt ZnCl2 usually in the form of granules or fused sticks that is made synthetically (as by reaction of zinc or zinc oxide with hydrochloric acid) and that is used chiefly in preserving and …   Useful english dictionary

  • zinc chloride — zinc′ chlo′ride n. chem. a poisonous solid substance, ZnCl2, used as a wood preservative, in deodorants and antiseptics, and in a variety of manufacturing processes • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • zinc chloride — noun The zinc salt of hydrochloric acid, ZnCl, a white crystalline solid with a number of industrial applications …   Wiktionary

  • zinc chloride — Chem. a white, crystalline, deliquescent, water soluble, poisonous solid, ZnCl2, used chiefly as a wood preservative, as a disinfectant and antiseptic, and in the manufacture of vulcanized fiber, parchment paper, and soldering fluxes. [1880 85] * …   Universalium

  • zinc chloride — /zɪŋk ˈklɔraɪd/ (say zingk klawruyd) noun a white crystalline soluble solid, ZnCl2, used as a wood preservative, disinfectant, and for various industrial purposes …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zinc oxide — Other names Zinc white Calamine Identifiers …   Wikipedia

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