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English definition of “tungsten”

tungsten

noun [U]     /ˈtʌŋ.stən/ (symbol W)
a chemical element that is a hard metal used in making light bulbs and strong types of steel : tungsten steel Chemical elementsMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
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