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tantalate

[tan-tl-eyt]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. 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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tantalate

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