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 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, "Old In Art School," 20 June 2018

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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 7 Jul. 2020.

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