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Webster 1913 Edition


Titan

Ti′tan

(tī′tan)
,
Adj.
Titanic.
The
Titan
physical difficulties of his enterprise.
I. Taylor.

Webster 1828 Edition


Titan

TI'TAN


Definition 2021


Titan

Titan

See also: titan, títan, Titán, and titán

English

Noun

Titan (plural Titans)

  1. Any of the race of giant gods in Greek mythology that preceded and was overthrown by the Olympian gods.

Synonyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:Titan

Derived terms

Translations

Proper noun

Titan

  1. (Greek mythology) Another name for Helios, a personification of the Sun.
  2. (astronomy) The largest moon of the planet Saturn.

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German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tiˈtaːn/
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun

Titan n (genitive Titans, no plural)

  1. titanium

Coordinate terms

Noun

Titan m (genitive Titans or Titanen, plural Titanen)

  1. titan (giant)

Related terms

  • titanisch

Luxembourgish

Chemical element
Ti Previous: Scandium (Sc)
Next: Vanadium (V)

Noun

Titan ? (uncountable)

  1. titanium

titan

titan

See also: Titan, titán, títan, and Titán

English

Noun

titan (plural titans)

  1. Something or someone of very large stature, greatness, or godliness.
    • 2014, Michael White, "Roll up, roll up! The Amazing Salmond will show a Scotland you won't believe", The Guardian, 8 September 2014:
      In that context Scotland's fate is a modest element, a symptom of wider fragmentation of the current global order, a footnote to the fall of empire and the Berlin Wall, important to us and punchdrunk neighbours like France and Italy, a mere curiosity to emerging titans like Brazil.

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Czech

Chemical element
Ti Previous: skandium (Ca)
Next: vanad (V)

Noun

titan m

  1. titanium

French

Noun

titan m (plural titans)

  1. titan
  2. titan beetle

Miskito

Noun

titan

  1. morning

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

titan n (definite singular titanet) (uncountable)

  1. titanium (chemical element, symbol Ti)

References

“titan” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

titan n (definite singular titanet) (uncountable)

  1. titanium (as above)

References


Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tiˈtan/
  • Hyphenation: ti‧tan
Chemical element
Ti Previous: scandiu (Sc)
Next: vanadiu (V)

Etymology 1

From French titane.

Noun

titan n (uncountable)

  1. titanium (chemical element)

Etymology 2

From French titan.

Noun

titan m (plural titani)

  1. titan

Declension

References


Slovene

Chemical element
Ti Previous: skándij (Sc)
Next: vanádij (V)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tiˈtáːn/
  • Tonal orthography: titȃn

Noun

titán m inan (genitive titána, uncountable)

  1. titanium

Declension


Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɪˈtɑːn/

Noun

titan c, n

  1. titanium n
  2. (mythology) Titan; giant god c
  3. (astronomy) Titan, a moon of Saturn c
  4. a titan, a giant, a great or important person; a nickname for August Strindberg c

Declension

Inflection of titan 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative titan titanen titaner titanerna
Genitive titans titanens titaners titanernas

Turkish

Chemical element
Ti Previous: skandiyum (Li)
Next: vanadyum (V)

Etymology

Borrowing from French titane.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [titán]
  • Hyphenation: ti‧tan

Noun

titan (definite accusative titanı, plural titanlar)

  1. titanium (chemical element)

Declension

Synonyms

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Noun

titan

  1. titanium