titania

noun (1)
ti·ta·nia | \tī-ˈtā-nē-ə, tə-, -ˈtān-yə also -ˈta-nē-ə or -ˈtan-yə\

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Titania

noun (2)
Ti·ta·nia | \tə-ˈtān-yə, -ˈtän-;tī-ˈtān- \

Definition of Titania (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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, "Scientists Made Water Move Using Only Light," 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, "Scientists Made Water Move Using Only Light," 25 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of titania

Noun (1)

1922, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for titania

Noun (1)

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