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- n. The para- form of a tungstate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A salt of paratungstic acid. Sodium paratungstate, known in commerce as tungstate of soda, is used in mordanting cloth by dyers and calico-printers, and in rendering cotton and linen goods uninflammable.
para- + tungstate (Wiktionary)