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 {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 iron ore — Menaccanite Me*nac can*ite, n. [From Menaccan, in Cornwall, where it was first found.] (Min.) An iron black or steel gray mineral, consisting chiefly of the oxides of iron and titanium. It is commonly massive, but occurs also in rhombohedral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • titanic iron ore — noun or titaniferous iron ore Etymology: titanic (II) : ilmenite …   Useful english dictionary

  • titaniferous iron ore — noun see titanic iron ore …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Wrought iron — is commercially pure iron. In contrast to steel, it has a very low carbon content. It is a fibrous material due to the slag inclusions (a normal constituent). This is also what gives it a grain resembling wood, which is visible when it is etched… …   Wikipedia

  • metatitanic 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

  • polytitanic 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

  • TiOH4 — 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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