Recent Examples of tungsten from the Web
The screen looks good, but the room, like most of the gallery space, is still a mess, scattered with empty vitrines and submarine parts and carts of tungsten track lighting that was swapped out for UV.
Next to the turntable, shielded inside a tungsten tube, is a high-resolution X-ray detector, called HEXITEC, that has taken engineers ten years to develop.
With Jaguar’s cannon another option is the A3B-T, Anti-Aerial Airburst-Tracer, that unleashes 200 tungsten pellets.
Yes, things like that, or conflict minerals disclosure [which required companies to tell investors whether their products contained tantalum, tin, gold, or tungsten mined from the Democratic Republic of Congo].
As border guards looked the other way, workers used carts to pull the cargo of metal ore — tungsten, lead, zinc, copper and gold concentrates, all banned from export under United Nations sanctions — across the frozen river.
EcoKarat sells and repairs silver, gold, stainless steel, titanium and tungsten jewelry, like watches, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings.
Inside its cylinder is a spring-loaded tungsten block that will hammer thousands of times to slowly drive the mole to a depth of 3 meters, or about 10 feet.
After the craft touches down in late November, its robotic arm will deploy the volleyball-size seismometer and a heat probe, driving a rod 5 meters into the surface with thousands of strokes of a tungsten hammer.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tungsten.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
TUNGSTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tungsten for English Language Learners
: a hard metal that is used to make the thin wire in light bulbs and to harden other metals (such as steel)
TUNGSTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of tungsten for Students
medical Definition of tungsten
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up tungsten? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).