Adjective "Zirconium" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Zirconium


    Definition:

    1. a metallic element found combined in zircon, baddeleyite, etc., resembling titanium chemically: used in steel metallurgy, as a scavenger, as a refractory, and as an opacifier in vitreous enamels. Symbol:Zr; atomic weight:9

    1.22; atomic number:40; specific gravity:

    6.49 at 20°C.

    Examples:

    "units can be zirconium."

    "products can be zirconium."

    "alloys can be zirconium."