Definition of titanium in English:


Line breaks: ti|tan¦ium
Pronunciation: /tʌɪˈteɪnɪəm
, tɪ-/


[mass noun]
The chemical element of atomic number 22, a hard silver-grey metal of the transition series, used in strong, light, corrosion-resistant alloys. (Symbol: Ti)
More example sentences
  • As is the case with steel, titanium is alloyed with other metals to increase its strength.
  • Fairly strong bonds of titanium with itself, copper, and steel have been produced.
  • Could you add carbon to titanium or vanadium to make them even harder and stronger?


late 18th century: from Titan, on the pattern of uranium.

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