Definition of tungstate in English:

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tungstate

Pronunciation: /ˈtəNGstāt/

noun

Chemistry
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.

Origin

Early 19th century: from tungsten + -ate1.

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