tungsten

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Chemical element
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Tungsten cube and rods.

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From Swedish and Danish tung (heavy) + sten (stone) (although neither language uses "tungsten" as the name of the element)

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tungsten (countable and uncountable, plural tungstens)

  1. A metallic chemical element (symbol W) with an atomic number of 74. The symbol is derived from the Latin word wolframium.
  2. A light bulb containing tungsten.
  3. (mineralogy) scheelite, or calcium tungstate

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Malay[edit]

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Chemical element
W Previous: tantalum (Ta)
Next: renium (Re)

Etymology[edit]

From English tungsten, from Swedish and Danish tung + sten.

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tungsten (Jawi spelling توڠستن)

  1. tungsten (chemical element)

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