What does Titan mean?

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ˈtaɪt nTi·tan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colossus, behemoth, giant, heavyweight, titan(noun)

    a person of exceptional importance and reputation

  2. Titan(noun)

    (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth)

  3. Titan(noun)

    the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere

Wiktionary

  1. titan(Noun)

    Something or someone of very large stature, greatness, or godliness.

    Etymology: From Τιτάν.

  2. Titan(Noun)

    Any of the giant gods in Greek mythology who preceded the Olympian gods.

    Etymology: From Τιτάν.

  3. Titan(ProperNoun)

    The largest moon of the planet Saturn.

    Etymology: From Τιτάν.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Titan(adj)

    titanic

Freebase

  1. Titan

    In Greek mythology, the Titans were a primeval race of powerful deities, descendants of Gaia and Uranus, that ruled during the legendary Golden Age. They were immortal beings of incredible strength and stamina and were also the first pantheon of Greek gods and goddesses. In the first generation of twelve Titans, the males were Oceanus, Hyperion, Coeus, Cronus, Crius, and Iapetus and the females - the Titanesses - were Mnemosyne, Tethys, Theia, Phoebe, Rhea and Themis. The second generation of Titans consisted of Hyperion's children Eos, Helios, and Selene; Coeus's daughters Leto and Asteria; Iapetus's children Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius; Oceanus' daughter Metis; and Crius's sons Astraeus, Pallas, and Perses. The Titans were overthrown by a race of younger gods, the Olympians, in the Titanomachy. This represented a mythological paradigm shift that the Greeks may have borrowed from the Ancient Near East.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Titan

    tī′tan, Titanic, tī-tan′ik, adj. relating to the Titans, giants of mythology, sons and daughters of Uranus (heaven) and Gæa (earth), enormous in size and strength: gigantic, huge generally.—n. Tī′tan, any of the descendants of the Titans, as Prometheus: the sun personified: any one of commanding forces or ability:—fem. Tī′taness.—adj. Titanesque′, like the Titans, Titanic in character.—n. Titanom′achy, the battle of the Titans with the gods.

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Mythology

  1. Titan

    (Ti′tan). Elder brother of Saturn, who made war against him, and was ultimately vanquished by Jupiter.

Anagrams for Titan »

  1. taint, 'taint, tinta

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Titan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Titan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Titan in a Sentence

  1. Rajani Dhingra:

    SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND THE BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LIFE ON SATURNS MOON ENCELADUS Dhingra added that the scientific community had been in search of clouds and rains on the north pole of Titan, but had yet to see any, despite what their models suggested. People called it the curious case of missing clouds.

  2. Kelly Miller:

    Because Titan is the only moon in our solar system with a substantial atmosphere, scientists have wondered for a long time what its source was, the main theory has been that ammonia ice from comets was converted, by impacts or photochemistry, into nitrogen to form Titans atmosphere. While that may still be an important process, it neglects the effects of what we now know is a very substantial portion of comets: complex organic material.

  3. Tyler Robinson:

    For the worlds where our current best explanation for their flat spectra is a planet-wide haze layer, though, our observations show that Titan's haze isn't a good analogy for whatever makes up the haze on these distant worlds, some other kind of haze, with different properties for interacting with light, could explain the flat spectrum.

  4. Kelly Miller:

    Comets and primitive bodies in the outer solar system are really interesting because theyre thought to be leftover building blocks of the solar system, those small bodies could be incorporated into larger bodies, like Titan, and the dense, organic-rich rocky material could be found in its core.

  5. Volodymyr Demchyshyn:

    As soon as we resume power supplies via the Kakhovka-Titan line, supplies of coal will be also resumed.

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