Definition of titanium
: a silvery-gray light strong metallic element obtained from ilmenite and rutile and used especially in alloys and combined in refractory materials, pigments, and coatings — see element table
Recent Examples of titanium from the Web
The cooling system will also include two-speed pumps and four radiators made of titanium tubes with aluminum fins a mere two hundredths of an inch thick.
Juniors and seniors operate machinery the local orthopedic companies helped fund, shaping titanium rods into polished discs.
Rubin's upcoming gadget, dubbed the Essential phone, resembles the popular Apple (aapl, -3.26%) iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S8 but is made of titanium and ceramics.
Last December, facial cancer caused doctors to construct a titanium jaw for Thompson.
The sides of the phone are made with titanium, which Rubin's company claims is impervious to scratches and dents.
This is grand entertainment with rousing action, sparkling humor, a romantic streak and a titanium-strength debut from Gal Gadot in the title role.
The phone has an edge-to-edge 5.7-inch display, a titanium body that’s supposed to withstand a drop better than an Apple iPhone and simple styling.
The officer also had to get a titanium plate permanently affixed in his face.
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Origin and Etymology of titanium
New Latin, from Greek Titan
First Known Use: 1796See Words from the same year
TITANIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of titanium for English Language Learners
: a very strong and light silvery metal
Medical Definition of titanium
: a silvery gray light strong metallic element found combined in ilmenite and rutile and used especially in alloys (as steel) and combined in refractory materials and in coatings—symbol Ti; see element table
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