Definition of tungstate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌŋsteɪt/


A salt in which the anion contains both tungsten and oxygen, especially one of the anion WO42−.
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.


Early 19th century: from tungsten + -ate1.

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