Definitions for wolframˈwʊl frəm, ˈvɔl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wolf•ramˈwʊl frəm, ˈvɔl-(n.)

  1. Category: Chemistry

    Ref: tungsten

  2. Category: Mineralogy

    Ref: wolframite

Origin of wolfram:

1750–60; < G, prob. =Wolfwolf+-ram, repr. MHG rām soot, dirt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tungsten, wolfram, W, atomic number 74(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. wolfram(Noun)

    wolframite

  2. wolfram(Noun)

    tungsten

  3. Origin: From Wolfram, of disputed origin; possibly Wolf + Ram; or Wolf + Rahm, calque of lupi spuma “wolf’s foam”; or from a surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wolfram(noun)

    same as Wolframite

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