Titanium definition

tī-tānē-əm, tĭ-
A strong, low-density, highly corrosion-resistant, lustrous white metallic element that occurs widely in igneous rocks and is used to alloy aircraft metals for low weight, strength, and high-temperature stability. Atomic number 22; atomic weight 47.87; melting point 1,668°C; boiling point 3,287°C; specific gravity 4.51; valence 2, 3, 4.
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A silvery or dark-gray, lustrous, metallic chemical element found in rutile and other minerals and used as a cleaning and deoxidizing agent in molten steel, and in the manufacture of aircraft, satellites, chemical equipment, etc.: symbol, Ti; at. no. 22
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A shiny, white metallic element that occurs in all kinds of rocks and soils. It is lightweight, strong, and highly resistant to corrosion. Titanium alloys are used especially to make parts for aircraft and ships. Atomic number 22; atomic weight 47.87; melting point 1,660°C; boiling point 3,287°C; specific gravity 4.54; valence 2, 3, 4.
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(physics) A minor stable isotope of titanium, 4622Ti, having twenty-two protons and twenty-four neutrons; it amounts to about 8% of the element in nature.
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(physics) A minor stable isotope of titanium, 4722Ti, having twenty-two protons and twenty-five neutrons; it amounts to about 7% of the element in nature.
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(physics) The major stable isotope of titanium, 4822Ti, having twenty-two protons and twenty-six neutrons; it amounts to about 74% of the element in nature.
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(physics) A minor stable isotope of titanium, 4922Ti, having twenty-two protons and twenty-seven neutrons; it amounts to about 5% of the element in nature.
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(physics) A minor stable isotope of titanium, 5022Ti, having twenty-two protons and twenty-eight neutrons; it amounts to about 5% of the element in nature.
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A chemical element, atomic number 22; it is a strong, corrosion-resistant transition metal, used to make light alloys for aircraft etc.
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Origin of titanium

  • From Latin Tītān Titan Titan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Titan +"Ž -ium.

    From Wiktionary