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titanic acid

[ tahy-tan-ik, ti- ]

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. any of various acids derived from titanium dioxide, especially H 2 TiO 3 or Ti(OH) 4 .


titanic acid

noun

  1. any of various white substances regarded as hydrated forms of titanium dioxide, typical formulas being H 4 TiO 4 and H 2 TiO 3


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Word History and Origins

Origin of titanic acid1

First recorded in 1820–30

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Example Sentences

Titanic acid occurs in nature crystallized in anatase, arkansite, brookite, and rutile.

An excellent example is shown by heating a mixture of carbon and of an oxide of titanium (titanic acid).

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titanictitanic oxide