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tungstic

[ tuhng-stik ]
/ ˈtʌŋ stɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

of or containing tungsten, especially in the pentavalent or hexavalent state.

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Origin of tungstic

First recorded in 1790–1800; tungst(en) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for tungstic

tungstic
/ (ˈtʌŋstɪk) /

adjective

of or containing tungsten, esp in a high valence state
C18: from tungst (en) + -ic
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