tungstic acid

noun

tung·​stic acid ˈtəŋ-stik- How to pronounce tungstic acid (audio)
: a yellow crystalline powder WO3 that is the trioxide of tungsten
also : an acid (such as H2WO4) derived from this trioxide

Word History

Etymology

tungsten

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tungstic acid was in 1796

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“Tungstic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tungstic%20acid. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

tungstic acid

noun
tung·​stic acid ˌtəŋ-stik- How to pronounce tungstic acid (audio)
: a yellow crystalline powder WO4 that is the trioxide of tungsten
also : an acid (as H2WO4) derived from this trioxide
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