titanium white

noun

Definition of titanium white

: titanium dioxide also : a brilliant white lead-free pigment consisting of titanium dioxide often together with barium sulfate and zinc oxide

Examples of titanium white in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Golden Artist Colors, a paint company in New York, noted the dearth of titanium white could limit the production of mixed blue paints, such as light phthalo blue and light ultramarine. Washington Post, 23 Dec. 2021 But around the time of the Spanish conquest of Peru in 1530, the Inca started mixing pigments, including titanium white, into resin and decorating qeros with the bright goo. Adam Rogers, Smithsonian Magazine, 19 May 2021 In 2018, researchers in the United States discovered titanium white in 400-plus-year-old ceremonial wooden drinking cups made by the Inca and residing today in various museums. Adam Rogers, Smithsonian Magazine, 19 May 2021 Ming ceramics are renowned for their cobalt blue–and–titanium white porcelain, which was often produced in places like Jingdezhen in southern China, noted Mark Cartwright for World History Encyclopedia in 2019. Isis Davis-marks, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Mar. 2021 From far away, the titanium white model and its case might even be mistaken for AirPods. Nicole Nguyen, WSJ, 28 Feb. 2021 My Princeton painting classes took me to museums, to Philip Guston’s cadmium red, ivory black, and titanium white cigar-smoking Klansmen and John Currin’s skinny, huge breasted naked white women the color of supermarket peach flesh. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, 20 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of titanium white

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Titanium white.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titanium%20white. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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