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Definitions for Titanic
taɪˈtæn ɪkTi·tan·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. titanicadjective

    of great force or power

Wiktionary

  1. titanicadjective

    Having great size, or great strength, force or power.

  2. titanicadjective

    Of or relating to titanium, especially tetravalent titanium

  3. Titanicadjective

    Of, or relating to the Titans, a race in ancient mythology.

  4. Titanicnoun

    RMS Titanic, a cruise liner that sank on its maiden voyage on April 14, 1912.

  5. Titanicnoun

    A cautionary tale about overconfidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Titanicadjective

    of or relating to Titans, or fabled giants of ancient mythology; hence, enormous in size or strength; as, Titanic structures

  2. Titanicadjective

    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

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  1. Titanic

    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster film directed, written, co-produced, co-edited and partly financed by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, it stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage. Cameron's inspiration for the film was predicated on his fascination with shipwrecks; he wanted to convey the emotional message of the tragedy and felt that a love story interspersed with the human loss would be essential to achieving this. Production on the film began in 1995, when Cameron shot footage of the actual Titanic wreck. The modern scenes were shot on board the Akademik Mstislav Keldysh, which Cameron had used as a base when filming the wreck. A reconstruction of the Titanic was built at Playas de Rosarito in Baja California, scale models, and computer-generated imagery were used to recreate the sinking. The film was partially funded by Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox, and, at the time, was the most expensive film ever made, with an estimated budget of $200 million. Upon its release on December 19, 1997, the film achieved critical and commercial success. Nominated for fourteen Academy Awards, it won eleven, including the awards for Best Picture and Best Director, tying Ben Hur for most Oscars won by a single film. With an initial worldwide gross of over $1.84 billion, it was the first film to reach the billion-dollar mark. It remained the highest-grossing film of all time, until Cameron's 2009 film Avatar surpassed its gross in 2010. A 3D version of the film, released on April 4, 2012 to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of the ship, earned it an additional $343.6 million worldwide, pushing Titanic's worldwide total to $2.18 billion. It became the second film to gross more than $2 billion worldwide.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Titanic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Titanic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Titanic in a Sentence

  1. Charles Hanson:

    This cigarette case in its own right is a wonderful object but its provenance sends its importance soaring to titanic heights, the sinking of the Titanic has fascinated the world for more than 100 years and such was the Duff-Gordons’ impact on events their roles are played in 1997 movie ‘Titanic’.

  2. Thomas Jaeger:

    The CDU does not tend to ditch its leaders unless it realizes the Titanic is sinking.

  3. Arthur Caplan:

    We are now all together on the Titanic, and it's pretty clear that there aren't enough lifeboats and there aren't enough life preservers.

  4. Tony Shaffer:

    This is shaping up to be a titanic struggle behind the scenes.

  5. Unknown:

    Never be afraid to try something new remember amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.

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