wolfram

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See also: Wolfram and wólfram

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wolfram, of disputed origin; possibly Wolf (wolf) + Ram (dirt, soot); or Wolf (wolf) + Rahm (cream), calque of Latin lupī spūma “wolf’s foam”; or from a surname. The element tungsten's symbol (W) is from this word.

Noun[edit]

wolfram (uncountable)

  1. wolframite
  2. (dated) tungsten

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wolfram.

Noun[edit]

wolfram (uncountable)

  1. tungsten

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wolfram.

Noun[edit]

wolfram m

  1. tungsten

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

wolfram

  1. tungsten

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wolfram.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wolfram m (uncountable)

  1. wolframite
  2. tungsten

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms
Chemical element
W Previous: tantalum (Ta)
Next: renium (Re)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English wolfram, from German Wolfram.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [wɔlfram], [wɔlfrɛm]
  • Rhymes: -am

Noun[edit]

wolfram (Jawi spelling وولفرم)

  1. tungsten (chemical element)

Synonyms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From German Wolfram

Noun[edit]

wolfram n (definite singular wolframet) (uncountable)

  1. tungsten (chemical element, symbol W)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From German Wolfram

Noun[edit]

wolfram n (definite singular wolframet) (uncountable)

  1. tungsten (as above)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wolfram.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Chemical element
W Previous: tantal (Ta)
Next: ren (Re)

wolfram m inan

  1. tungsten

Declension[edit]


Romanian[edit]

wolfram

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wolfram.

Noun[edit]

wolfram n (uncountable)

  1. tungsten (chemical element)

Synonyms[edit]