- synthetic rutile, TiO2, used as a gem.
Origin of titania
- (in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream) the wife of Oberon and the queen of fairyland.
- Astronomy. one of the moons of Uranus.
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Examples from the Web for titania
When Titania awakens from her spell she famously says, "Methought I was enamored of an ass."Kathleen Turner's New Broadway High
April 17, 2011
Miss Marjoribanks, it is true, was over thirty, and by no means a Titania.The Doctor's Family
Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
They would be the very Oberon and Titania of the village, the fairy king and queen.Our Village
Mary Russell Mitford
But frivolous and light-hearted—as light-hearted as Titania.Robert Orange
John Oliver Hobbes
Titania, anointed with the juice, falls in love with Bottom.William Shakespeare
Titania has summoned you out into the woods, and you are half afraid.The Orchard of Tears
- another name for titanium dioxide
- (in medieval folklore) the queen of the fairies and wife of Oberon
- (in classical antiquity) a poetic epithet used variously to characterize Circe, Diana, Latona, or Pyrrha
- the largest of the satellites of Uranus and the second furthest from the planet
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