Definition of titanium dioxide in English:

titanium dioxide

Line breaks: ti|tan¦ium di|ox¦ide
(also titanium oxide)


[mass noun]
  • A white unreactive solid which occurs naturally as the mineral rutile and is used extensively as a white pigment.
    • Chemical formula: TiO2
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    • Compounds that protect against sun damage include such things as titanium dioxide, para amino benzoic acid, and benzyl cinnamate.
    • So, photonic crystals are now typically made of insulating or semiconducting materials, such as titanium oxide, silicon dioxide, silicon, or gallium arsenide.
    • Sunblocks containing powdered titanium dioxide or zinc oxide dispersed in a base of petroleum jelly became available over 50 years ago.

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