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zebra wood (wood)

General term for wood from any of several species of tree or shrub having ornamentally striped wood used by cabinet-makers.


Pure metallic element having symbol Zn and atomic number 30; a bluish white crystalline metal. Use also for this metal as processed and formed, usually in combination with other substances, to make various objects and materials.

zinc alloy

Alloy in which zinc is the principle element.

zinc chrome green

A mixture of zinc yellow and a variety of Prussian blue. This composite pigment is permanent to light but not to alkali or water.