titanic acid
titanic i*tan"ic (t[-i]*t[a^]n"[i^]k), a. [Cf. F. titanique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with the {titanous} compounds. [1913 Webster]

{titanic acid} (Chem.), a white amorphous powder, {Ti(OH)4}, obtained by decomposing certain titanates; -- called also {normal titanic acid}. By extension, any one of a series of derived acids, called also {metatitanic acid}, {polytitanic acid}, etc.

{Titanic iron ore}. (Min.) See {Menaccanite}. [1913 Webster]


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  • titanic acid — n. either of two weak acids, H2TiO3 or H4TiO4, derived from titanium dioxide …   English World dictionary

  • titanic acid — noun a white weak acid that is a hydrated form of titanium dioxide • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * noun Etymology: titanic (II) : any of various amorphous weakly acid substances that are hydrates of titanium dioxide obtainable from solutions of titanium …   Useful english dictionary

  • titanic acid — noun a weak acid, either of two hydrated forms of titanium dioxide, HTiO or HTiO; used as a mordant See Also: titanate …   Wiktionary

  • titanic acid — /tuy tan ik, ti /, Chem. any of various acids derived from titanium dioxide, esp. H2TiO3 or Ti(OH)4. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • titanic acid — /taɪˌtænɪk ˈæsəd/ (say tuy.tanik asuhd) noun 1. → titanium dioxide. 2. any of various acids derived from it …   Australian English dictionary

  • normal titanic acid — titanic i*tan ic (t[ i]*t[a^]n [i^]k), a. [Cf. F. titanique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • titanic — i*tan ic (t[ i]*t[a^]n [i^]k), a. [Cf. F. titanique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Titanic iron ore — titanic i*tan ic (t[ i]*t[a^]n [i^]k), a. [Cf. F. titanique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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