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Definition for: tungsten

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English

Alternative spellings

  • tungstenum

Etymology

Swedish and Danish tung heavy, + sten stone ( although neither language uses "tungsten" as the name of the element )

Noun

tungsten ( uncountable )

  1. a metallic chemical element ( symbol W) with an atomic number of 74. The symbol is derived from the Latin word wolframium .

Synonyms

  • wolfram

Derived terms

Related terms

  • tungstate

Translations

  • Afrikaans: wolfraam
  • Albanian: volfram
  • Arabic: تنجستين (tongasté:n) m .
  • Armenian: վոլֆրամ (volfram)
  • Basque: wolframioa
  • Belarusian: вальфрам (val’frám) m .
  • Breton: tungsten
  • Bulgarian: волфрам (volfrám) m .
  • Catalan: tungstè
  • Chinese: 鎢, 钨 (wū)
  • Cornish: tungsten
  • Croatian: volfram
  • Czech: wolfram
  • Danish: wolfram
  • Dutch: wolfraam n .
  • Esperanto: volframo
  • Faroese: wolfram
  • Finnish: volframi
  • French: tungstène m . , wolfram m .
  • Frisian: wolfraam
  • Friulian: tungsten, volframi
  • Gallegan: volframio
  • Georgian: ვოლფრამი (volp‘rami)
  • German: Wolfram n .
  • Greek, Modern: βολφράμιο (volfrámio) n .
  • Hebrew: טונגסטן (tungstén), וולפרם (volfrám)
  • Hungarian: volfrám
  • Icelandic: þungsteinn
  • Irish: tungstan
  • Italian: tungsteno m . , wolframio m .
  • Japanese: タングステン (tangusuten)
  • Korean: 텅스텐 (teongseuten)
  • Kashmiri: wòlfram
  • Kazakh: вольфрам (vol’fram)
  • Latin: wolframium
  • Latvian: volframs
  • Lithuanian: volframas
  • Luxembourgish: wolfram
  • Macedonian: волфрам (volfrám) m .
  • Malay: wolfram
  • Maltese: tangstinn
  • Manx: tungsten
  • Mongolian: больфрам (bol’fram)
  • Norwegian: wolfram
  • Polish: wolfram
  • Portuguese: tungstênio m .
  • Romanian: tungsten n . , wolfram
  • Russian: вольфрам (vol’frám) m .
  • Scottish Gaelic: tungstan
  • Serbian: волфрам (volfram) m .
  • Slovak: wolfram
  • Slovenian: volfram
  • Spanish: tungsteno m . , wolframio m .
  • Swedish: volfram
  • Tajik: vol'fram
  • Tamil: தங்ஸ்தென் (taństen)
  • Thai: ทังสเตน (thangsàten), วุลแฟรม) (wulfraem)
  • Turkish: volfram, tungsten
  • Ukrainian: вольфрам (vol’frám) m .
  • Uzbek: вольфрам (vol’fram)
  • Vietnamese: vonfam
  • Welsh: twngsten

External links

For more information refer to: http://elements.vanderkrogt.net/elem/w.html (A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author)

See also

  • ferberite
  • huebnerite
  • scheelite
  • wolframite

Other Translations for "tungsten"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codetungsten
Hex74 f5 ee e7 f3 74 65 ee
Pig Latinungstentay

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