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Tungsten

tung·​sten | ˈtəŋ-stən

noun

A gray-white, heavy, high-melting, hard polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and molybdenum

Tungsten has the highest melting point of all discovered elements, melting at 6192°F. It also has the highest boiling point at 10706°F. Tungsten is very versatile and can be used in light bulb filaments, X-ray tubes, electrodes in gas tungsten arc welding, super-alloys, radiation shielding, and projectiles.

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