- of or containing tungsten, especially in the pentavalent or hexavalent state.
Origin of tungstic
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Metallic tungsten may also be obtained by the reduction of tungstic acid, by means of charcoal at a white heat.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The molybdic and tungstic acids combine with the soda, forming the respective salts.
Tungstic acid gives a dark yellow clear bead while hot, but is opaque and yellow when cold.
Tungstic acid may be got into solution after fusion with alkalies or alkaline carbonates.
It is weighed when cold, and is the trioxide or "tungstic acid" (WO3), which contains 79.31 per cent.
- of or containing tungsten, esp in a high valence state
C18: from tungst (en) + -ic
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