a white, water-insoluble powder, TiO2, used chiefly in white pigments, plastics, ceramics, and for delustering synthetic fibers.
Words nearby titanium dioxide
Origin of titanium dioxide
First recorded in 1920–25
Also called titanium oxide, ti·tan·ic ox·ide [tahy-tan-ik, ti-] /taɪˈtæn ɪk, tɪ-/.
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British Dictionary definitions for titanic oxide (1 of 2)
another name for titanium dioxide
British Dictionary definitions for titanic oxide (2 of 2)
a white insoluble powder occurring naturally as rutile and used chiefly as a pigment of high covering power and durability. Formula: TiO 2Also called: titanium oxide, titanic oxide, titania
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Science definitions for titanic oxide
A white powder used as an opaque white pigment. It occurs naturally as the mineral rutile. Chemical formula: TiO2.
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