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titanium white Syllabification: ti·ta·ni·um white

Definition of titanium white in English:


A white pigment consisting chiefly or wholly of titanium dioxide.
Example sentences
  • Alkyd and acrylic primers, pigmented with titanium white, have largely replaced white lead in oil as grounds for oil painting.
  • For the nine paintings in this exhibition, Howell mixed titanium white, ivory black and raw umber - the raw umber prevents bluing - in carefully calculated ratios to achieve what he calls ‘a movement of gray toward light and dark.’
  • Pigment analysis indicates that titanium white (a pigment not available commercially until 1920) is found in the clouds.
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