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Other Titanium Definition

[n] a light strong gray lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong light-weight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite

Synonyms

atomic number 22, Ti

Misc. Definitions

\Ti*ta"ni*um\, n. [NL., fr. L. Titani or Titanes, Gr. ?, the sons of the earth.] (Chem.) An elementary substance found combined in the minerals manaccanite, rutile, sphene, etc., and isolated as an infusible iron-gray amorphous powder, having a metallic luster. It burns when heated in the air. Symbol Ti. Atomic weight 48.1.

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