zinc sulfide

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zinc sulfide

n.
A yellow to white crystalline compound, ZnS, occurring naturally as sphalerite and wurtzite, and used as a phosphor and as a pigment in the manufacture of paper.
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zinc′ sul′fide


n.
a white powder, ZnS, used as a pigment and as a phosphor on x-ray and television screens.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.zinc sulfide - a yellow to white crystalline fluorescent compound that occurs naturally as sphalerite or wurtzite and is used as a luminous pigment
sulfide, sulphide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
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