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Examples of titanic in a Sentence
They put up a titanic struggle.
The batter hit a titanic home run.
Recent Examples of titanic from the Web
Either way, Potter gave listeners a great deal to ponder in the first of several titanic cadenzas.
The Venetian will also include conference spaces, upscale restaurants and boutiques, and, of course, a titanic casino.
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Before becoming the name of one of the most famous ships in history, titanic referred to the Titans, a family of giants in Greek mythology who were believed to have once ruled the earth. They were subsequently overpowered and replaced by the younger Olympian gods under the leadership of Zeus. The size and power of the Titans is memorialized in the adjective titanic and in the noun titanium, a metallic element of exceptional strength that is used in the production of steel.
Origin and Etymology of titanic
Greek titanikos of the Titans
First Known Use: 1709
TITANIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of titanic for English Language Learners
: very great in size, force, or power
TITANIC Defined for Kids
Definition of titanic for Students
: enormous in size, force, or power
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