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 in a Sentence
this newest ocean liner is a true titan of the sea
Recent Examples of titan from the Web
Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, is the titan of the Tarrant Senate delegation is Sen. Jane Nelson.
And such blue-chip U.S. titans as General Electric Co., Ford Motor Co., Dow Chemical Co. and Microsoft Corp. were among companies weighing in with their dismay.
Kim Cunningham traveled from Milwaukee on her third attempt to see a titan arum at the garden.
Strong connections While Merriman is hardly a household name in Kansas City, the family’s profile among corporate titans and politicians is prominent.
TRITON’S TITANS: Puckett had an incredible performance in 1982, going 11 for 16 for a .688 batting average that is tied with three others for the JUCO World Series record .
Pianist Murray Perahia, the soloist in the Beethoven, may be a titan of the keyboard, but his performance Thursday left this listener unmoved.
The ballad, which The Hollywood Reporter debuts exclusively, is from the new musical in which LuPone and Christine Ebersole star as rival makeup titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively.
Here, then, is what Ray Smith, the titan of telephony, has to say about John Malone, the telecom wars, Jane Seymour (yes, Jane Seymour), and what the broadband network in your future is going to look like.
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Origin and Etymology of titan
First Known Use: circa 1741
Definition of titan-
: titanium titanate
Origin and Etymology of titan-
New Latin titanium
TITAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of titan for English Language Learners
Titan : one of a family of giants in Greek mythology
: an extremely large and powerful person, company, etc.
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