Columbate
Columbate Co*lum"bate, n. [Cf. F. colombate. See {Columbium}.] (Chem.) A salt of columbic acid; a niobate. See {Columbium}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Columbate — To come together, to join forces dynamically Friends, let us columbate in the bar for a few jars! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Columbate — To come together, to join forces dynamically Friends, let us columbate in the bar for a few jars! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • columbate — /keuh lum bayt, bit/, n. Chem. niobate. [1810 20; COLUMB(IUM) + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • columbate — co·lum·bate …   English syllables

  • columbate — kəˈləm(ˌ)bāt, bə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin columbium + English ate : niobate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Columbite — Co*lum bite, n. [Cf. F. colombite. See {Columbium}.] (Min.) A mineral of a black color, submetallic luster, and high specific specific gravity. It is a niobate (or columbate) of iron and manganese, containing tantalate of iron; first found in New …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Niobate — Ni o*bate, n. [See {Niobium}.] (Chem.) Same as {Columbate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ferrocolumbite — Ferrocolumbite, also called niobite, niobite tantalite, columbate and columbite [(Fe, Mn)(Nb, Ta)2O6] is a black mineral that is an ore of niobium and tantalum. It has a submetallic luster and a high specific gravity and is a niobate of iron and… …   Wikipedia

  • fergusonite — /ferr geuh seuh nuyt /, n. a rare earth mineral, yttrium columbate and tantalate, found in pegmatites. [1820 30; named after R. Ferguson, 19th century Scottish physician; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • niobate — /nuy euh bayt /, n. Chem. any salt of niobic acid; columbate. [1835 45; NIOB(IUM) + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

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