tungstic acid

noun Chemistry.
a hydrate of tungsten trioxide, H 2 WO 4 ⋅H 2 O, used in the manufacture of tungsten-lamp filaments.
any of a group of acids derived from tungsten by the addition of acid to a soluble tungstate or to a mixture of a tungstate and a silicate, phosphate, etc.


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tungstic acid
any of various oxyacids of tungsten obtained by neutralizing alkaline solutions of tungstates. They are often polymeric substances, typical examples being H2WO4 (orthotungstic acid), H2W4O13 (metatungstic acid), and H10W12O14 (paratungstic acid)

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