zinc sulfide

noun

Definition of zinc sulfide

: a fluorescent white to yellowish compound ZnS used especially as a white pigment and a phosphor

First Known Use of zinc sulfide

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Zinc sulfide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zinc%20sulfide. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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