paratungstate

noun para·tungstate \"+\

Definition of paratungstate

  1. :  a salt in which the ratio of a univalent metal or radical to tungsten may be either 10 to 12 [as in ammonium paratungstate (NH4)10W12O41.11H2O] or 6 to 7

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Origin and Etymology of paratungstate

1para- + tungstate


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