zirconia

zirconia
zirconia [zər kō′nē ə]
n.
ModL /span> ZIRCON + -IA: so named (1789) by Klaproth (see TELLURIUM)

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zir·co·ni·a (zûr-kōʹnē-ə) n.
Cubic zirconia.
  [New Latin, from zircon.]

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      zirconium dioxide, an industrially important compound of zirconium and oxygen usually derived from the mineral zircon (see zirconium).

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