Definition of titanate in English:

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titanate

Pronunciation: /ˈtītnˌāt/

noun

Chemistry
A salt in which the anion contains both titanium and oxygen, in particular one of the anion TiO32.
Example sentences
  • Multi-component catalytic systems using aryl titanates allow increased versatility in applications such as liquid molding.
  • Consistent with the results of their computer simulation, the titanate was amorphised at relatively low ion doses, while the zirconate remained intact even at high ion irradiation doses.
  • In the oxide state it reacts with the alkali, alkaline earth, and heavy base metals to form titanates, a few of which are being studied in conjunction with cheaper methods of production.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from titanium + -ate1.

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Syllabification: ti·tan·ate

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