Definition of "titanate" [ti•tan•ate]

  • A salt or ester of titanic acid. (noun)

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Use "titanate" in a sentence
  • "The sintering means that the stones are compressed to a solid; barium titanate is also used in capacitors in electrical circuits, and in stone form as the heating element in hair straighteners."
  • "A secretive Texas startup ... claims that its system, a kind of battery-ultracapacitor hybrid based on barium-titanate powders, will dramatically outperform the best lithium-ion batteries on the market in terms of energy density, price, charge time, and safety."
  • "Lead zirconate titanate (PZT) – a pezoelectric ceramic – is the material of choice for transducers, actuators, and microelectronic sensors."