- The definition of titanic is huge or of great strength like the Titans, or containing titanium.
- An example of something titanic is a massive mountain.
- An example of something titanic is the metal used for airline parts.
- The Titanic was a British ocean liner that sank in 1912 on its maiden voyage.
An example of the Titanic is the liner that hit an iceberg causing a huge loss of life.
- of or like the Titans
- [t-] of great size, strength, or power
Origin of TitanicClassical Greek Titanikos
- Titanic Of or relating to the Titans.
- a. Having great stature or enormous strength; huge or colossal: titanic creatures of the deep.b. Of enormous scope, power, or influence: “a deepening sense that some titanic event lay just beyond the horizon” ( W. Bruce Lincoln )
(comparative more titanic, superlative most titanic)
Titan +"Ž -ic
titan(ium) +"Ž -ic
- Of, or relating to the Titans, a race in ancient mythology.
- If titanic oxide be fused with excess of alkaline carbonate a titanate, R 2 T103, is formed.
- A subsidy treaty with the sea powers (April 1 9, 1 794) filled his coffers; but the insurrection in Poland that followed the partition of 1793, and the threat of the isolated intervention of Russia, hurried him into the separate treaty of Basel with the French Republic (April 5, 1795), which was regarded by the great monarchies as a betrayal, and left Prussia morally isolated in Europe on the eve of the titanic struggle between the monarchical principle and the new political creed of the Revolution.
- According to the amount of water used, TiC1 3 OH, TiC1 2 (OH) 21 TiCI(OH) 3 or titanic acid is formed.
- A hydrated form is prepared when a solution of titanic acid in hydrochloric acid is digested with copper, or when the trichloride is precipitated with alkalis.
- Titanic oxides when fused on charcoal, even with potassium cyanide, yield no metal.