Definition of anatase in English:


Syllabification: an·a·tase
Pronunciation: /ˈanəˌtās, -ˌtāz/

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One of the tetragonal forms of titanium dioxide, usually found as brown crystals, used as a pigment in paints and inks.


early 19th century: from French, from Greek anatasis 'extension', with allusion to the length of the crystals.

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