Definition of tungstite in English:

tungstite

Line breaks: tung|stite
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌŋstʌɪt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A yellow mineral consisting of hydrated tungsten oxide, typically occurring as a powdery coating on tungsten ores.
    More example sentences
    • A 20% solution of tungstite of soda is much used for making linen or cotton-materials fireproof.

Origin

mid 19th century: from tungsten + -ite1.

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