Automotive Glossary


Automotive words, phrases and abbreviations.

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Zener Diode

A semiconductor device that conducts an electrical current when its operating voltage is reached.

Zinc

A brittle bluish-white metal used in alloys and battery cell plates and electrodes.

Zinc Chromate

A yellow, corrosion resistant pigment useful on steel.

Zinc Oxide

White pigment, useful to prevent mould or mildew on paint films.