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Noun: tungsten  túng-stun
  1. A heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
    - wolfram, W, atomic number 74

Derived forms: tungstens

Type of: metal, metallic element

Part of: iron manganese tungsten, scheelite, wolframite

Encyclopedia: Tungsten, NT