- a salt of any tungstic acid.
Origin of tungstate
Also called wolframate.
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Examples from the Web for tungstate
Tungsten is also found in the mineral scheelite, a tungstate of lime.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
On the inside of this is spread a layer of tungstate of calcium.Edison, His Life and Inventions
Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
The substance which he employed was the tungstate of calcium.
Of course the tungstate of soda that I soaked the clothes in wouldn't keep them from catching fire if I put the suit in a furnace.
As Ham Logan had guessed, the young fire-eater was mixing up a solution of tungstate of soda.
- a salt of tungstic acid
C20: from tungst (en) + -ate 1