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Ti·ta·ni·a(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.]
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(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
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ti•ta•ni•a(taɪˈteɪ ni ə)
synthetic rutile, TiO2, used as a gem.
Ti•ta•ni•a(tɪˈteɪ ni ə, taɪ-)
the wife of Oberon and the queen of fairyland in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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|Noun||1.||titania - 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
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