Definition of


  1. (noun, substance) a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon

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Alternate forms of Zr

Hypernyms: metal, metallic element

Words that sound like Zr

zaar, zaire, zaria, zechariah, zero, zero hour, zocor, zori

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