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Topic: ELEMENTS

Date: 1700-1800
Language: Swedish
Origin: tung 'heavy' + sten 'stone'

tungsten

noun
     
tung‧sten [uncountable]
HCE a hard metal that is used to make steel and in the thin wires in electric light bulbs. It is a chemical element: symbol W
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