Definition for ZINK

ZINK, n. [G. Sw. and Dan. zink. The common orthography, zinc, is erroneous.]

A metal of a brilliant white color, with a shade of blue, and appearing as if composed of plates adhering together. It is not brittle, but less malleable than copper, lead or tin. When heated however, it is malleable, and may be drawn into plates. – Cyc.

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