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Wolfram Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a heavy gray-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite

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  • a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite

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Wolfram Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Tungsten (sometimes named wolfram) is a chemical element. It has the chemical symbol W. It has the atomic number 74. It is a metal. The colour of the metal is steel-gray to white. In chemistry it is placed in a group of metal elements named the transition metals. Tungsten is found in several ores. Two ores which have tungsten in them are wolframite and scheelite.

Tungsten has a higher melting point than any other non-alloy that exists. The pure form (only tungsten) is mainly used for electrical uses. Its compounds and alloys are used for many things. Their most well known use is in light bulb filaments. It is also used as the filament and target in most X-ray tubes and also in superalloys. It is also used in glass to metal seals.



Wolfram Sample Sentences in News


  • Mathematica hits the Web
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  • SABIC, hte to set up satellite lab
    Ernesto Occhiello, EVP, technology and innovation, SABIC, and Wolfram Stichert, CEO at hte GmbH, exchange documents after signing the agreement in presence of other executives. Read more on this news related to 'Wolfram'

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