tung·​state ˈtəŋ-ˌstāt How to pronounce tungstate (audio)
: a salt or ester of a tungstic acid and especially of H2WO4

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The mine was once used to produce an iron manganese tungstate mineral for craft light bulb filament. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, 25 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tungstate was in 1800

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“Tungstate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tungstate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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