zirconia

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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zirconia (countable and uncountable, plural zirconias)

  1. (chemistry) The oxide of zirconium, obtained as a white powder, and possessing both acid and basic properties. On account of its infusibility, and brilliant luminosity when incandescent, it is used as an ingredient of sticks for the Drummond light.

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zircōnia

  1. nominative plural of zircōnium
  2. accusative plural of zircōnium
  3. vocative plural of zircōnium