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Webster 1913 Edition


Zink

Zink

(zĭṉk)
,
Noun.
(Chem.)
See
Zinc
.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Zink

ZINK

,
Noun.
[G. The common orthography, zine, is erroneous.] A metal of a brilliant white color, with a shade of blue, and appearing as if composed of plates adhering together. It is not brittle, but less malleable than copper, lead or tin. When heated however, it is malleable, and may be drawn into plates.

Definition 2023


Zink

Zink

See also: zink

German

Noun

Zink n, m (genitive Zinks or Zinkes, no plural)

  1. zinc

Declension

Coordinate terms

Noun

Zink m (genitive Zinks or Zinkes, plural Zinken)

  1. cornetto (a trumpet-like wind instrument used in European music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods)

Declension

zink

zink

See also: Zink

English

Noun

zink (countable and uncountable, plural zinks)

  1. (music, countable) A type of cornett.
  2. (uncountable) Obsolete form of zinc.
    • 1765, Temple H. Croker, Thomas Williams, Samuel Clarke, The complete dictionary of arts and sciences: Volume 2
      It is prepared, according to Dr. Shaw, as follows: take six ounces of copper, melting it in a wind furnace; add to it one ounce of zink: then stirring the whole well together, pour out the metal immediately.

Derived terms


Central Melanau

Etymology

From English zinc, from German Zink, from Zinken.

Alternative forms

Noun

zink

  1. zinc (Element)

Danish

Etymology

From German Zink (zinc).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /senk/, [seŋˀɡ̊]

Noun

zink n, c (singular definite zinket or zinken)

  1. zinc

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Dutch

Chemical element
Zn Previous: koper (Cu)
Next: gallium (Ga)

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪŋk

Noun

zink n (uncountable)

  1. zinc

Derived terms

Verb

zink

  1. first-person singular present indicative of zinken
  2. imperative of zinken

Limburgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈzɪ˧ɲk]

Noun

zink n

  1. (uncountable) zinc
  2. A part of zinc

Malay

Chemical element
Zn Previous: tembaga (Cu)
Next: galium (Ga)

Etymology

From English zinc, from German Zink, from Zinken.

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [zeŋ(kə)]
  • Rhymes: -zeŋ, -eŋ

Noun

zink (Jawi spelling زيڠک)

  1. zinc (Element)

Synonyms


Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪnk/

Noun

zink c (uncountable)

  1. zinc

Declension

Derived terms

  • förzinka

References