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tantalate

[tan-tl-eyt] /ˈtæn tlˌeɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of any tantalic acid.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; tantal(ic acid) + -ate2
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Examples for tantalate
  • The core of the machine is a lithium tantalate crystal, which generates an electric field when heated.
British Dictionary definitions for tantalate

tantalate

/ˈtæntəˌleɪt/
noun
1.
any of various salts of tantalic acid formed when the pentoxide of tantalum dissolves in an alkali
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