how to pronounce tungsten


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tungsten is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of tungsten in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… efficient than a tungsten light bulb in …”

meanings of tungsten


  1. A light bulb containing tungsten.
  2. A rare metallic chemical element (symbol W, from Latin wolframium) with an atomic number of 74.
  3. Scheelite, calcium tungstate.

tungsten frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tungsten occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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