zirconia

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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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zirconia in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913


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zircōnia

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of zircōnium