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titanite

[tahyt-n-ahyt]
noun Mineralogy.
  1. sphene.
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Origin of titanite

From the German word Titanit, dating back to 1790–1800. See titanium, -ite1
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Examples from the Web for titanite

Historical Examples

  • They said I forced the secret of his Titanite find out of him, and then killed him.

    The Legion of Lazarus

    Edmond Hamilton

  • He unhooked the sack of Titanite from his belt and gave it to Shearing.

    The Legion of Lazarus

    Edmond Hamilton

  • He lay on his belly on top of the box of Titanite and laughed.

    The Legion of Lazarus

    Edmond Hamilton

  • You couldn't locate the Titanite, but they did, just as soon as they got hold of Hyrst.

    The Legion of Lazarus

    Edmond Hamilton

  • Titanite: Ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, curcuma charcoal.


British Dictionary definitions for titanite

titanite

noun
  1. another name for sphene
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Word Origin

C19: from German Titanit, so named because it contained titanium
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