Definition of tungstate in English:

tungstate

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌŋsteɪt
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A salt in which the anion contains both tungsten and oxygen, especially one of the anion WO42−.
    More example sentences
    • Anions including tungstate or sulfate cannot effectively replace molybdenum binding.
    • Treatment with tungstate did not affect nitrate uptake in all the conditions tested.

Origin

early 19th century: from tungsten + -ate1.

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