HyperDic: tungsten

English > 1 sense of the word tungsten:
NOUNsubstancetungsten, wolfram, W, atomic number 74a heavy grey-white metallic element
tungsten > pronunciation
Soundstah'ngstahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > tungsten: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite.
Synonymswolfram, W, atomic number 74
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofscheeliteA mineral used as an ore of tungsten
wolframite, iron manganese tungstenA mineral consisting of iron and manganese tungstate in crystalline form
Spanishnúmero atómico 74, tungsteno, volframio, W, wolframio, wolfram
Catalannúmero atòmic 74, tungstè, volfram, W, wolframi, wolfram

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