noun zinc·ate \ˈziŋˌkāt\

Definition of zincate



  1. :  any of various compounds (as the sodium hydroxo-zincates Na[ZN(OH)3].3H2O and Na2[Zn(OH)4].2H2O) formed by reaction of zinc oxide or zinc with solutions of alkalies

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Origin and Etymology of zincate

zinc + -ate

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to cast off or become cast off

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