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Meaning of zinc sulfide

zinc' sul'fide

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a white to yellow, crystalline powder, ZnS, soluble in acids, insoluble in water, occurring naturally as wurtzite and sphalerite: used as a pigment and as a phosphor on x-ray and television screens.
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