from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Containing or yielding titanium.

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  • adj. Containing or yielding titanium

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing or affording titanium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing titanium: as, titaniferous iron.


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  • The fork is of heavy greenish porphyritic trap, also probably titaniferous iron, with a trace of silver,22 where it meets the quartz and the granite.

    The Land of Midian

  • I was in hopes that tungsten and titaniferous iron would make it valuable for cutlery as the black sand of New Zealand.

    The Land of Midian

  • Expedition brought back specimens of free gold found in basalt, apparently eruptive, and in corundophyllite, which the engineer called greenstone porphyry: silver appeared in the red sands, in the chloritic quartz, and in the titaniferous iron of the Jebel el-Abayz; the value being 265 to 300 francs per ton, with traces in the scoriæ.

    The Land of Midian

  • “Pyrology, or Fire Chemistry,” 24 it is iserine or magnetic ilmenite, titaniferous iron-sand, containing eighty-eight per cent. of iron

    The Land of Midian

  • Thus the titaniferous packing recommended by Sainte-Claire Deville for preventing the access of nitrogen in experiments at high temperatures also prevents the passage of silicon.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882

  • Among the large deposits of this nature are certain titaniferous ores of the Adirondacks, of Wyoming, and of the Scandinavian peninsula.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • The titaniferous magnetites constitute a widely distributed but at present commercially unavailable class of iron ores.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • Certain basic intrusive igneous rocks contain titaniferous magnetites or iron ores as original constituents.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • It is often slightly titaniferous (2 per cent. to 5 per cent).

    North Carolina and its Resources.

  • In the central and northern parts of Caldwell county are several occurrences of titaniferous magnetite, the most noteworthy one being on the Curtis farm, sixteen miles north of Lenoir, in Richlands cove, where the ore body attains an apparent thickness as great as forty-five feet, and the ore contains from twenty-eight to thirty-seven per cent. of iron, and from fifteen to thirty-six per cent. of titanic acid.

    North Carolina and its Resources.


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