Titanium

titanium

(Science: chemistry, element) An elementary substance found combined in the minerals manaccanite, rutile, sphene, etc, and isolated as an infusible iron-gray amorphous powder, having a metallic luster. It burns when heated in the air.

atomic weight: 48.1

Abbreviation: Ti

Origin: NL, fr. L. Titani or Titanes, Gr, the sons of the earth.

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