titanium

noun ti·ta·ni·um \ tī-ˈtā-nē-əm , tə- also -ˈta-nē-əm , -ˈtan-yəm \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

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 Chemical Elements Table

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Origin and Etymology of titanium

New Latin, from Greek Titan


TITANIUM Defined for English Language Learners

titanium

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Definition of titanium for English Language Learners

  • : a very strong and light silvery metal


Medical Dictionary

titanium

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

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 Chemical Elements Table


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