anatase


an·a·tase

noun \ˈa-nə-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of ANATASE

:  a tetragonal mineral consisting of titanium dioxide and used especially as a white pigment

Origin of ANATASE

French, from Greek anatasis extension, from anateinein to extend, from ana- + teinein to stretch — more at thin
First Known Use: circa 1828

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