tungstic acid
noun Etymology: tungsten Date: 1796 a yellow crystalline powder WO3 that is the trioxide of tungsten; also an acid (as H2WO4) derived from this trioxide

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  • Tungstic acid — Tungstic Tung stic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tungsten; derived from, or resembling, tungsten; wolframic; as, tungstic oxide. [1913 Webster] {Tungstic acid}, an acid of tungsten, {H2WO4}, analogous to sulphuric and chromic acids. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tungstic acid — n. any of a group of acids produced by the combination of tungstic trioxide, WO3, with water; specif., the monohydrate acid, H2WO4 …   English World dictionary

  • Tungstic acid — refers to hydrated forms of tungsten trioxide, WO3.The simplest form, the monohydrate, is WO3.H2O, the dihydrate WO3.2H2O is also known. The solid state structure of WO3.H2O consists of layers of octahedrally coordinated WO5(H2O) units where 4… …   Wikipedia

  • tungstic acid — noun an oxyacid of tungsten (often polymeric in nature) formed by neutralizing alkaline tungstate solutions • Hypernyms: ↑oxyacid, ↑oxygen acid * * * tungstic acid, 1. a yellow powder, a hydrate of tungstic trioxide, used in making textiles and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tungstic acid — tung·stic acid .təŋ stik n a yellow crystalline powder WO4 that is the trioxide of tungsten also an acid (as H2WO4) derived from this trioxide …   Medical dictionary

  • tungstic acid — Chem. 1. a hydrate of tungsten trioxide, H2WO4·H2O, used in the manufacture of tungsten lamp filaments. 2. any of a group of acids derived from tungsten by the addition of acid to a soluble tungstate or to a mixture of a tungstate and a silicate …   Universalium

  • tungstic acid — tung′stic ac′id n. 1) chem. a hydrate of tungsten trioxide, H2WO4∙H2O, used in the manufacture of tungsten filaments 2) chem. any of a group of acids derived from tungsten by the addition of acid to a soluble tungstate or to a mixture of a… …   From formal English to slang

  • tungstic acid — noun the solid hydrated form of tungsten oxide, HWO; used in textiles, and in yellow glazes See Also: tungstate …   Wiktionary

  • tungstic acid — /tʌŋstɪk ˈæsəd/ (say tungstik asuhd) noun 1. a hydrate of tungsten trioxide, H2WO4.H2O, used in the manufacture of tungsten lamp filaments. 2. any of a group of acids derived from tungsten by polymerisation of tungsten trioxide. 3. tungsten… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tungstic — Tung stic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tungsten; derived from, or resembling, tungsten; wolframic; as, tungstic oxide. [1913 Webster] {Tungstic acid}, an acid of tungsten, {H2WO4}, analogous to sulphuric and chromic acids. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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