para·​tungstate | \ "+\

Definition of paratungstate

: 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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para- entry 1 + tungstate

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