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tungsten

 [tung´sten]
a chemical element, atomic number 74, atomic weight 183.85, symbol W. (See Appendix 6.)

tung·sten (W),

(tŭng'stĕn),
A metallic element, atomic no. 74, atomic wt. 183.85.
Synonym(s): wolfram, wolframium
[Swed. tung, heavy, + sten, stone]

tungsten

/tung·sten/ (tung´sten) chemical element, at. no. 74, symbol W.

tungsten (W)

[tung′stən]
Etymology: SW, tung, heavy, sten, stone; wolfram, the German word for tungsten
a metallic element. Its atomic number is 74; its atomic mass is 183.85. It has the highest melting point of all metals and is used as a target material in x-ray tubes and as filaments in incandescent light bulbs.

tung·sten

(W) (tŭng'stĕn)
A metallic element, atomic no. 74, atomic wt. 183.85.
Synonym(s): wolfram, wolframium.
[Swed. tung, heavy, + sten, stone]

tungsten

a chemical element, atomic number 74, atomic weight 183.85, symbol W. See Table 6.
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