Origin of tungsten
Related formstung·sten·ic [tuhng-sten-ik] /tʌŋˈstɛn ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for tungsten
The raw materials— tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold—were dubbed “conflict minerals.”Aaron Rodgers Takes Aim at Congo’s ‘Blood Minerals’ War|John Prendergast|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Mojave is rich with silver, tungsten, gold, and iron deposits.
In China, for example, tungsten, tantalum, tin and gold are mined and ore is imported from other countries.Helter Smelter No More: Moving to Conflict Free Minerals|Intel|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tungsten, tantalum, tin and gold are used to produce many common consumer electronics devices.
And when you review the periodic table, take special note of Tungsten, or Wolfram.
Down under all that tungsten there is the place of laughter.The Pagan Madonna|Harold MacGrath
One 25-watt tungsten lamp or its equivalent provided for every 20 seats will give fairly good illumination in a small theater.Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions|Henry C. Horstmann
I want you to drive down to one of the plants in Los Angeles and get us a pound of tungsten.Adolescents Only|Irving E. Cox
When used at night, tungsten lamps in reflectors indicate the positions of the arms.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
“Oh, tungsten,” muttered Charley, blinking wisely at the rock while everyone else grabbed a sample.Shadow Mountain|Dane Coolidge