anatase
noun Etymology: French, from Greek anatasis extension, from anateinein to extend, from ana- + teinein to stretch — more at thin Date: circa 1828 a tetragonal mineral consisting of titanium dioxide and used especially as a white pigment

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  • anatase — ● anatase nom féminin (grec anatasis, extension) Oxyde de titane naturel, quadratique, de couleur bleu indigo, jaune ou brun, dénommé aussi octaédrite …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • anatase — [an′ə tāz΄] n. [Fr < Gr anatasis, prolongation < ana , up + tasis, a stretching < stem of teinein: see TEND2; so named because of its long crystals] a dark colored, hard, tetragonal form of titanium dioxide, usually found in schist and… …   English World dictionary

  • Anatase — [ Crystals from Gouveia, Minas Gerais, Brazil ] Anatase is one of the three mineral forms of titanium dioxide, the other two being brookite and rutile. It is always found as small, isolated and sharply developed crystals, and like rutile, a more… …   Wikipedia

  • anatase — /an euh tays , tayz /, n. Mineral. a naturally occurring crystalline form of titanium dioxide, TiO2. Also called octahedrite. [1835 45; < F < Gk anátasis, equiv. to ana ANA + ta (var. s. of teínein to stretch) + sis SIS] * * * ▪ mineral       one …   Universalium

  • anatase — anatazas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė TiO₂ atitikmenys: angl. anatase rus. анатаз …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • anatase — noun a blue or brown mineral, a form of titanium dioxide, used as a pigment Syn: octahedrite …   Wiktionary

  • anatase — an·a·tase …   English syllables

  • anatase — an•a•tase [[t]ˈæn əˌteɪs, ˌteɪz[/t]] n. mir a naturally occurring crystalline form of titanium dioxide, TiO2 • Etymology: 1835–45; < F < Gk anátasis extension, der. (with sis sis) ofanateíneinto extend (ana ana +teínein to stretch) …   From formal English to slang

  • anatase — /ˈænəteɪz/ (say anuhtayz) noun a black to brown mineral, titanium dioxide, TiO2, occurring in octahedral crystals; octahedrite. {French, from Greek anatasis extension} …   Australian English dictionary

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