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noun Chemistry.
  1. a salt of a stannic acid.
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Origin of stannate

First recorded in 1830–40; stann(ic acid) + -ate2
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Historical Examples of stannate

  • Enamel; silicate and stannate or antimoniate of potash or soda, and lead.

    A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines

    Andrew Ure

  • The stannate and stannite of potassium are prepared in a similar manner.

  • Stannate of soda is easily decomposed by acids; even the carbonic acid present in the air will bring about this change.

  • The tin contained in the stannate is deposited on the cotton in the form of stannic oxide, or, more strictly, stannic acid.