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

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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 17 Jun. 2024.

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