zincate

Definitions:

  • Any of various salts containing ZnO<sub>2</sub><sup>2−</sup> or related hydroxide complexes, such as Zn(OH)<sub>3</sub><sup>−</sup>.
  • In <em>chem.</em>, a compound which may be viewed as resulting from the union of zinc oxid with the oxid of a more electropositive metal, or from the replacement of hydrogen in zinc hydroxid by a very strongly electropositive metal, such as potassium or sodium.
  • any <xref>salt</xref> formally derived from <xref>zinc</xref> <xref>oxide</xref> or <xref>hydroxide</xref> by combination with a more <xref>electropositive</xref> <xref>element</xref>
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