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titan

noun ti·tan \ˈtī-tən\

Titan : one of a family of giants in Greek mythology

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

Full Definition of TITAN

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
:  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

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