titanate

noun

ti·​ta·​nate ˈtī-tə-ˌnāt How to pronounce titanate (audio)
1
: any of various multiple oxides of titanium dioxide with other metallic oxides
2
: a titanium ester of the general formula Ti(OR)4

Examples of titanate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Conventional ultrasound probes contain transducer arrays made from slabs of piezoelectric crystals or ceramics such as lead zirconium titanate (PZT). IEEE Spectrum, 17 Mar. 2024 The secret to its success is PZT, or lead zirconate titanate, which is piezoelectric. Stephen Ornes, Discover Magazine, 12 June 2017 The researchers analyzed the material lead zirconium titanate (PZT). IEEE Spectrum, 17 Feb. 2023 The key part of the glove is an actuator, made from layers of lead zirconate titanate, which generates steady, high-frequency vibrations that provide a kind of white noise to the wearer's sense of touch. Joseph Castro, Discover Magazine, 8 Aug. 2011 The secret sauce is the ZapBatt battery's lithium-titanate chemistry. Ed Garsten, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2022 Third, since titanate is considered an inert chemistry the risk of a battery catching fire is remote. Ed Garsten, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2022 Perovskite is calcium titanate, with the bewitching chemical symbol CaTiO3. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 21 Dec. 2020 Instead, Altair uses nano-titanate material that does not have the fire risks associated with existing battery technology. Wired Staff, WIRED, 29 Aug. 2006

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Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of titanate was in 1839

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“Titanate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titanate. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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titanate

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