American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the Titans.
- adj. Having great stature or enormous strength; huge or colossal: titanic creatures of the deep.
- adj. Of enormous scope, power, or influence: "a deepening sense that some titanic event lay just beyond the horizon” ( W. Bruce Lincoln).
- adj. Relating to or containing titanium, especially with valence 4.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Titans; hence, enormous in size, strength, or degree; gigantic; superhuman; huge; vast.
- Of or pertaining to titanium.
- adj. Having great size, or great strength, force or power.
- adj. inorganic chemistry Of or relating to titanium, especially tetravalent titanium
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or relating to Titans, or fabled giants of ancient mythology; hence, enormous in size or strength.
- adj. (Chem.) 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
- adj. of great force or power
- titan(ium) + -ic (Wiktionary)
“PAULA ZAHN, CNN ANCHOR: Up front this morning, President Bush says his plan to restructure homeland security is a part of what he calls the titanic struggle against terror.”
“He said he knows the right balance between technology and human heart, like in titanic when the effects weren't the only good part of the movie.”
“The beauty of the accused, her undeniable charm of manner, the hitherto blameless character of her life, all tended to make the public take violent sides either for or against her, and the usual budget of amateur correspondence, suggestions, recriminations and advice poured into the chief's office in titanic proportions.”
“Thu 10/29/09 9: 40 PM you’re kidding right?? titanic is still the only movie to make over a billion dollars in the box office. it’s the number 1 grossing movies of all time. that’s not a flop”
“Charles ThomsonCo-founder, The Stuckists• In my attack on Oxford University's poor record on admitting black students Letters, 14 April I inadvertently insulted the entire university staff by referring to their "titanic salaries".”
“The covert skirmishes, he said, "are part of what the Iranians call a titanic struggle between the faithful and the unbelievers, between Iran and the United States, the great Satan, with Israel as the little Satan.”
“I don't think his task is any of those things, including "titanic" -- it'll just be the sound of an error being erased, and the winners will write his brief, four year history, and his even briefer Senatorial history as just what it is: A study in futility, where minorities and guilty White-women experimented with the economy, well-being, and future of America so they could feel a burst of liberal-orgasm...”
“- Harper tells consumers & investors to keep buying into the stock market while it's sinking faster than the titanic is another brillant idea, lose all your saving lose your home!”
“Voice 2.0 was described as the titanic clash between the internet and the telecommunications industry.”
“Pebblehead originally planned to call his titanic masterpiece”
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