zirconium hydride

noun

Definition of zirconium hydride

: a gray to black brittle powder ZrH2 used as a getter in vacuum tubes, as a bonding agent for abrasives and ceramics, in powder metallurgy, and in delay-fuse mixtures in flare shells

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“Zirconium hydride.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zirconium%20hydride. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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