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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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titaniumti‧ta‧ni‧um /taɪˈteɪniəm/ noun [uncountable]  HCMa strong light silver-white metal that is used to make aircraft and spacecraft, and is often combined with other metals. It is a chemical element: symbol Ti
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titaniumSpitzer produces his drawings in a darkroom by applying a titanium mixture on to parchment, which gradually turns black in daylight.In it, sodium and titanium tetrachloride are mixed in a steel vessel at 1000°C, producing salt and titanium.Redness lights the interior of the submersible; the glow from dials and video screens reflects softly off the burnished titanium hull.Wouldn't want to be responsible, really, I mean titanium alloy B-joints could pack up on you just like that.Its minerals collection also houses gold, silver, titanium minerals, nickel and molybdenum.The unseated audience that night churned in the titanium glare.Alvin carries her three-person crew in the titanium sphere at the forward end of the vessel.
From Longman Business Dictionarytitaniumti‧ta‧ni‧um /taɪˈteɪniəm/ noun [uncountable] a strong, light, and very expensive metal used in manufacturing and traded on COMMODITIES MARKETS
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