blende blende

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form

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Usage(s):

  1. Mined from veins in the earth, white or gray horn-blende-asbestos may have fibres five or six feet long, but brittle.
  2. I chipped it with my hammer, and here it was pitch blende.

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /