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 (tĭ-tā′nē-ə, -tān′yə, tī-)
1. The queen of the fairies and wife of Oberon in medieval folklore.
2. A satellite of Uranus.

[From Latin Tītānia, the goddess Diana, sister to the sun, from feminine of Tītānius, of the Titans, from Tītān, Titan; see Titan.]


(Elements & Compounds) another name for titanium dioxide


1. (European Myth & Legend) (in medieval folklore) the queen of the fairies and wife of Oberon
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) (in classical antiquity) a poetic epithet used variously to characterize Circe, Diana, Latona, or Pyrrha


(Celestial Objects) the largest of the satellites of Uranus and the second furthest from the planet


(taɪˈteɪ ni ə)

synthetic rutile, TiO2, used as a gem.
[1920–25; titani (um) + -a4]


(tɪˈteɪ ni ə, taɪ-)

the wife of Oberon and the queen of fairyland in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.titania - a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durabilitytitania - a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
2.Titania - (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
faerie, faery, fairy, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
References in classic literature ?
than if I had taken Queen Mab or Titania as my companion.
Tell a girl she is an angel, only more angelic than an angel; that she is a goddess, only more graceful, queenly, and heavenly than the average goddess; that she is more fairy-like than Titania, more beautiful than Venus, more enchanting than Parthenope; more adorable, lovely, and radiant, in short, than any other woman that ever did live, does live, or could live, and you will make a very favorable impression upon her trusting little heart.
Bhaer was Nick Bottom, and Tina was Titania, a perfect little fairy in his arms.
Perhaps some beloved female subscriber has arrayed an ass in the splendour and glory of her imagination; admired his dulness as manly simplicity; worshipped his selfishness as manly superiority; treated his stupidity as majestic gravity, and used him as the brilliant fairy Titania did a certain weaver at Athens.
In company with her male colleague, the great American actor, Isidore Bruno, she was producing a particularly poetical and fantastic interpretation of Midsummer Night's Dream: in which the artistic prominence was given to Oberon and Titania, or in other words to Bruno and herself.
05Pdx oxide catalyst supported on Degussa P25 titania has been investigated.
Among those techniques thermal sprayed ceramic coatings alumina, chromia, zirconia and Titania offers higher wear, erosion and corrosion resistance.
Chemists and materials scientists from Asia, the US, and Europe discuss the synthesis and properties of hydrogenated black titanium dioxide nanomaterials; electrochemical and mechanical methods; the effect of points defects and ordered/disordered morphology on the electronic and structural features in black titanium dioxide nanomaterials; the properties, synthetic conditions, performance, and applications of black titania; theoretical analysis related to black titanium dioxide nanomaterials; black titania coatings; and hydrogen-treated titanium oxide nanowires for charge storage.
Audie Gemora and Liesl Batucan, meanwhile, stick to Filipino as the fairy rulers Oberon and Titania.
Once it had been demonstrated that the organic coating on the titania nanoparticles was selective, more complex framework materials were developed to improve the sorption capacity and kinetics of the sorbent materials.
All give stand-out performances ranging from comedy to tragedy as Oberon (understudy Sam Redford) and Titania (Ayesha Dharker) can snap their enchanted fingers.
As the most promising photocatalyst, titania materials (Ti[O.