Meaning of titanic


Pronunciation: (tī-tan'ik, ti-), [key]
— adj. Chem.
  1. of or containing titanium, esp. in the tetravalent state.


Pronunciation: (tī-tan'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. (cap.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Titans.
  2. of enormous size, strength, power, etc.; gigantic.


Pronunciation: (tī-tan'ik), [key]
— n.
  1. a British luxury liner that sank after colliding with an iceberg in the North Atlantic on its maiden voyage in April, 1912, with a loss of 1517 lives.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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