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  • adj. Of, or relating to the Titans, a race in ancient mythology.
  • proper n. RMS Titanic, a cruise liner that sank on its maiden voyage on April 14, 1912.
  • proper n. A cautionary tale about overconfidence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The name of a large ocean liner which hit an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage from England to New York in 1912, with the loss of hundreds of lives. Also, the name of several movies made about the incident.


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  • idiom/simile: "Like rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic": taking irrelevant measures in the face of a looming disaster.

    June 8, 2009