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Definition of the noun coltan
What does coltan mean as a name of something?
- a valuable black mineral combining niobite and tantalite; used in cell phones and computer chips
Alternative definition of the noun coltan
- A metallic ore from which is extracted the elements niobium and tantalum
- synonym: columbite-tantalite
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High Tech Trash (2010)
Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health by Elizabeth Grossman
Coltan is a combination of two ores, columbium (an element originally called niobium) and tantalum, which are found together in most of the rocks where they occur.61 Coltan is the major source of tantalum, an extremely valuable and ...
Coltan is the shortened name for the metallic ore columbite-tantalite. When refined it becomes a heat-resistant powder, tantalum, which can hold a high electrical charge. These properties make it a vital element in creating capacitors, the ...
by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope
Coltan, from which the metals columbium and tantalum are extracted, is another key strategic resource, vital for electronic equipment such as ...
by Ian J. McColm
coltan. Noun. A generic name for the metallic ores consisting of columbite and tantalite; used as a source of tantalum. columbic. Adjective. Another name for niobic. columbite. Noun. (Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6. A black mineral ...
A Dictionary of Thoughts (1891)
Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors, Both Ancient and Modern
— Coltan. Have you lifty friends ...
Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of Over 61,000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-speaking Peoples, with Synonyms and Antonyms ... 1,225 Pictorial Illustrations
coltan'ua. < cola.
by Paul Joseph
Columbite-tantalite, or coltan, ...
Including Phrases, Mottoes, Maxims, Proverbs, Definitions, Aphorisms, and Sayings of Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, Literature, Speculation, Science, Art, Religion, and Morals Especially in the Modern Aspects of Them by Rev. James Wood
More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations by Yuri Dolgopolov
Democratic Republic of the Congo, the • Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the—an African country, formerly known as Zaïre, with the capital Kinshasa: Coltan has permitted the Rwandan army to sustain its presence in ...
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1883)
A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use
coltan = to be or become cool ; O. S. k6l6n; M. H. Ger. kuolen ; Dut. koelen.\ A. Transitive : L Literally: ...
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1T1A1N1
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