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noun (1)

ti·​ta·​nia tī-ˈtā-nē-ə How to pronounce titania (audio) tə- How to pronounce titania (audio)
 also  -ˈta-nē-ə,
 or  -ˈtan-yə


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noun (2)

: the wife of Oberon and queen of the fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Examples of titania in a Sentence

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The coupling of the dye to titania particles allows for the generation of charge carriers upon light illumination. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 25 Apr. 2017 The researchers set about making a surface where titanium dioxide or titania, a photovoltaic compound used as a thickener in sunscreen, was responsive to visible light. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 25 Apr. 2017

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Word History


Noun (1)

New Latin

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1922, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of titania was in 1590

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“Titania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titania. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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