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zinc

US [zɪŋk]
UK [zɪŋk]
  • n.锌;(非洲某些地方用于搭建屋顶、棚子等的)波纹铁板
  • v.用锌包
  • Web锌质;锌色;镀锌
Past Tense:zinced  Past Participle:zincked  
Zinc
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n.
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a chemical element. Zinc is a bluish-white metal that is mixed with copper to produce brass and is often used to cover other metals to prevent them from rusting .
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(informal)
(非洲某些地方用于搭建屋顶、棚子等的)波纹铁板,瓦楞铁板(in some places in Africa) a sheet of corrugated iron that is used to make a roof, shelter, etc.
They built a temporary home out of zincs.
他们用瓦楞铁板搭建了一个临时住所。

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