titanium

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noun ti·ta·ni·um \tī-ˈtā-nē-əm, tə- also -ˈta-nē-əm, -ˈtan-yəm\

Definition of titanium

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of titanium

New Latin, from Greek Titan


First Known Use: 1796


TITANIUM Defined for English Language Learners

titanium

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noun ti·ta·ni·um \tī-ˈtā-nē-əm, tə- also -ˈta-nē-əm, -ˈtan-yəm\

Definition of titanium for English Language Learners

  • : a very strong and light silvery metal


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titanium

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noun ti·ta·ni·um \tī-ˈtān-ē-əm, tə- also -ˈtan-\

Medical Definition of titanium

  1. :  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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