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tantalate

[ tan-tl-eyt ]
/ ˈtæn tlˌeɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

a salt of any tantalic acid.

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Origin of tantalate

First recorded in 1840–50; tantal(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for tantalate

tantalate
/ (ˈtæntəˌleɪt) /

noun

any of various salts of tantalic acid formed when the pentoxide of tantalum dissolves in an alkali
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