: a fluorescent white to yellowish compound ZnS used especially as a white pigment and a phosphor
Examples of zinc sulfide in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebNow that the ship is out of water, those nanoparticles—namely zinc sulfide—are oxidizing and becoming acidic, reports Ars Technica.
Rasha Aridi, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 Nov. 2021 Surrounding this core is an intermediate unreactive layer, for example a zinc sulfide shell.
Gabriel A. Silva, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021
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