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tungsten


tungsten

noun tung·sten \ˈtəŋ-stən\

Definition of TUNGSTEN

:  a gray-white heavy high-melting ductile hard polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and molybdenum in many of its properties and is used especially for electrical purposes and in hardening alloys (as steel)—symbol W; called also wolfram; see element table
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