tungstate

noun
tung·​state | \ ˈtəŋ-ˌstāt How to pronounce tungstate (audio) \

Definition of tungstate

: a salt or ester of a tungstic acid and especially of H2WO4

Examples of tungstate in a Sentence

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, "Instagram Influencers Sick After Swimming in Turquoise Lake That Is Actually a Toxic Dump," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of tungstate

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Tungstate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tungstates. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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