tungsten

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polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel atomic number 42 , Mo , molybdenum
electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity bulb , electric-light bulb , electric light , incandescent lamp , light bulb , lightbulb
alloy based on tungsten with cobalt or nickel as a binder; used in making metal-cutting tools Carboloy
steel alloy made with chromium and tungsten chrome-tungsten steel
thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current filament
mineral consisting of iron and manganese tungstate in crystalline form; the principal ore of tungsten; found in quartz veins associated with granitic rocks iron manganese tungsten , wolframite
United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957) Irving Langmuir , Langmuir
steel containing 10-15% molybdenum; properties are similar to tungsten steel molybdenum steel
mineral used as an ore of tungsten scheelite
very hard heat-resistant steel containing tungsten tungsten steel , wolfram steel
oxyacid of tungsten (often polymeric in nature) formed by neutralizing alkaline tungstate solutions tungstic acid
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