Definition of tungstate in English:

tungstate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt in which the anion contains both tungsten and oxygen, especially one of the anion WO42−.

    • ‘Anions including tungstate or sulfate cannot effectively replace molybdenum binding.’
    • ‘Treatment with tungstate did not affect nitrate uptake in all the conditions tested.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from tungsten + -ate.

Pronunciation:

tungstate

/ˈtʌŋsteɪt/