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titan

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noun ti·tan \ˈtī-tən\

Simple Definition of titan

  • Titan : one of a family of giants in Greek mythology

  • : an extremely large and powerful person, company, etc.

Full Definition of titan

  1. 1 capitalized :  any of a family of giants in Greek mythology born of Uranus and Gaea and ruling the earth until overthrown by the Olympian gods

  2. 2 :  one that is gigantic in size or power :  one that stands out for greatness of achievement

Examples of titan

  1. <this newest ocean liner is a true titan of the sea>



Origin of titan

Greek


First Known Use: circa 1741


titan-

combining form ti·tan

Definition of titan-

  1. :  titanium <titanate>



Variants of titan-

or titani-

Origin of titan-

New Latin titanium



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