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Definition of "titanium" []

  • 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 1,660°C; boiling point 3,287°C; specific gravity 4.54; valence 2, 3, 4. See Table at element. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "titanium" in a sentence
  • "Inspired by and named after actor James Gandolfini, the new Soarway Diver SEAL in titanium is the biggest, toughest, and most recognizable Kobold watch to date."
  • "Since titanium is one of the 9th most abundant metals around, it is relatively inexpensive, thus, it will usually cost less than platinum and sometimes less than gold."
  • "While titanium is not rare, it is one of the strongest materials around, compared to other materials of similar weight."