cadmia definition

  • noun:
    • An oxide of zinc that collects in the edges of furnaces where zinc is sublimed. Formerly applied to the mineral
    • Calamine.
    • An oxide of zinc which collects on the sides of furnaces where zinc is sublimed. Formerly applied to the mineral calamine.
    • A name used by old article writers the indigenous silicate and carbonate of zinc, and
    • when it comes to oxid of zinc which gathers on sides of furnaces where zinc is contained in an ore and it is sublimed.

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