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One entry found for tungsten.
Main Entry: tung·sten
Pronunciation: primarystresstschwaeng-stschwan
Function: noun
Etymology: from Swedish tungsten, literally "heavy stone," from tung "heavy" and sten "stone"
: a gray-white heavy hard metallic element that has many characteristics similar to chromium and molybdenum and is used especially for electrical purposes and to harden metal alloys (as steel) -- see ELEMENT table

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