ti·​ta·​nate | \ ˈtī-tə-ˌnāt How to pronounce titanate (audio) \

Definition of titanate

1 : any of various multiple oxides of titanium dioxide with other metallic oxides
2 : a titanium ester of the general formula Ti(OR)4

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Recent Examples on the Web Perovskite is calcium titanate, with the bewitching chemical symbol CaTiO3. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "This Solar Cell Just Set an Astounding Efficiency Record," 21 Dec. 2020 Instead, Altair uses nano-titanate material that does not have the fire risks associated with existing battery technology. Wired Staff, WIRED, "EVs Need Safe Batteries," 29 Aug. 2006

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First Known Use of titanate

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Titanate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titanate. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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Medical Definition of titanate

— see barium titanate

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