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 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

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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 24 Jun. 2021.

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