Zirconia Definition

zûr-kōnē-ə
noun
Webster's New World

(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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Synonyms:
zirconium dioxidezirconium oxide

Other Word Forms of Zirconia

Noun

Singular:
zirconia
Plural:
zirconias

Origin of Zirconia

  • New Latin from zircon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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