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Pronunciation : Ti*tan"ic
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Of or relating to Titans, or fabled giants of ancient mythology; hence, enormous in size or strength; as, Titanic structures.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ti*tan"ic
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Cf. F. titanique.] (Chem.)
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with the titanous compounds. Titanic acid (Chem.), a white amorphous powder, Ti.(OH)4, obtained by decomposing certain titanates; -- called also normal titanic acid. By extension, any one of a series of derived acids, called also metatitanic acid, polytitanic acid, etc. -- Titanic iron ore. (Min.) See Menaccanite.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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