In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Interior designers and architects will want to employ rich, dark finishes and tungsten light sources.
- A metal additive in the charge, such as titanium or tungsten, gives the flame a sparkling effect.
- Kyrgyzstan has deposits of gold, coal, bismuth, mercury, antimony, tungsten, and copper.
- Recently, experimenters found that adding some tungsten to the compound could drive down the transition temperature.
- Unlike the bright glare of tungsten lights, these award-winning stories come alive under softer lights and live performances.
- The tungsten filament of an incandescent light is an example of a wire under extreme conditions.
- Certainly tungsten as a metal is much denser than either brass or lead and it really showed in these flies.
- It reminded me of a science experiment that involved heating a block of tungsten to light it up.
- The high melting point of tungsten makes it an obvious choice for structural applications exposed to very high temperatures.
- Its melting and boiling points are third highest among all elements after tungsten and rhenium.
- While most bullets have been jacketed with copper-zinc alloy, a variety of other hard metals, including tungsten, have been used.
- The traditional tungsten filament bulb is the one we've all grown up with.
- At present the required electrons are generated by heating suitable metal wires, typically tungsten, to high temperatures.
- Because tungsten is much harder than stainless steel, it is also more difficult to machine mechanically.
- The metals tungsten and copper both exhibit very high ductilities.
- The electrode is tungsten coated and water cooled because of the high temperatures involved.
- There are also deposits of tungsten, vanadium, tin, copper, and lead.
- A small but very important amount of tungsten is also used to make the filament in incandescent light bulbs.
- As Warne surely knows, you can't have a serious career as a Test bowler without a hide of tungsten.
- In the beginning, tin, lead, copper, silver, and gold were mined; there was no use for tungsten at that time.
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