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Definition of the noun titan

What does titan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • titan: titans
  • Titan: Titans

  1. a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  2. (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth)
    • domain: Greek mythology
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more specific word: Epimetheus = brother of Prometheus
    • instance of: Greek deity = a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
    • instances:
      • Cronus = the supreme god until Zeus dethroned him; son of Uranus and Gaea in ancient Greek mythology
      • Hyperion = a Titan who was the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios and Selene and Eos in ancient mythology
      • Oceanus = god of the stream that flowed around the earth in ancient mythology
      • Cocus = one of the Titans
      • Crius = one of the Titans
      • Iapetus = the Titan who was father of Atlas and Epimetheus and Prometheus in ancient mythology
      • Atlas = a Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders
      • Prometheus = the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind
  3. the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • instance of: satellite = any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star

Alternative definition of the noun titan

noun

  1. Any of the giant gods in Greek mythology who preceded the Olympian gods.

noun

  1. Something or someone of very large stature, greatness, or godliness.

Groups

  1. Titan a.k.a. Titán is a Mexican electronic band formed in 1992 from the industrial band Melamina Ponderosa, where Emilio Acevedo and Julián Lede first met each other, later Jay de la Cueva joined the band.
  2. Titan is a musical group.
    • albums: "A Raining Sun of Light and Love for You and You and You", "Titan", "Terry Riley Is Playing at My House", "Pilzmarmelade", "Sweet Dreams"
    • official website: teepeerecords.com/bands/titan/index.php
  3. Titan is a musical group.
    • albums: "Titan", "Popeye le road"
  4. Titan is a musical group.
    • album: "Cyborg Celebration"

There are other groups with in their name, like Titan and Yez and Sirens of Titan.

People

  1. Titan a.k.a. Titán is a Mexican luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler, who is working for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre portraying a tecnico wrestling character. Titan's real name is not a matter of public record, as is often the case with masked wrestlers in Mexico where their private lives are kept a secret from the wrestling fans. He previously worked under the ring name Palacio Negro from 2008 to 2011.
  2. Titan a.k.a. Michael O'Hearn: Michael O'Hearn is an American bodybuilder, actor, powerlifter and fitness model. He has been featured on over 500 magazine covers, was Fitness Model of the Year seven times and claims he was a state champion in judo and tae kwon do, and was a four-time Mr. Natural Universe title holder. He appears as the gladiator "Titan" on the 2008 revival of American Gladiators; Michael is the only individual to be a Gladiator on both the original and the 2008 series.
  3. Titan a.k.a. Rodrigo Salinas is an Argentinian football player.
    • also known as Rodrigo Javier Salinas, Roro, Potro, Titán
    • born on (29 years ago) in Berisso
    • nationality: Argentina
    • profession: Soccer player
  4. Titan a.k.a. Juan Eduardo Martín is an athlete, football player.
  5. Titan is a film producer and an actor.
  6. Titan appeared in the 2011 film Water for Elephants.
  7. Titan is a French hip-hop artist.

There are other people with in their name, like Titan Leeds, Titan Toyish, Attack on Titan, Titan Nathaniel Fiennes-Tiffin.

Music

  1. "Titan" is a 2014 album by Septicflesh.
    • released on
  2. "Titan" is a musical album of Accessory.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  3. "Titan" is a musical single of Shrapnel.
    • released on
  4. "Titan" is a musical album of Titan.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  5. "Titan" is a musical album of Titan.
    • released in (29 years ago)
  6. "Titan" is a musical EP of Clockwork.
    • released on
  7. "Titan" is a musical album of Nihilore.
    • released on
  8. "Titan" is a composition.
  9. "Titan" is a musical EP of Anup Sastry.
    • released on
  10. "Titan" is a musical album of The Construct.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  11. "Titan" is a musical album of 300,000 V.K..
    • released on (9 years ago)
  12. "Titan" a.k.a. "Titán" is a musical album of Titán.
  13. "Titan" is a musical album of Four Question Marks.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  14. "Titan" is a musical album of Dog Tired.
  15. "Titan" is a musical single of Franke & Neumann.
    • released on (8 years ago)

Writings

  1. "Titan" is a 1997 science fiction novel by Stephen Baxter. The book depicts a manned mission to Titan — the enigmatic moon of Saturn — which has a thick atmosphere and a chemical makeup that some think may contain the building blocks of life. Titan was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1998.
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1997-08
    • released on (17 years ago)
    • some of the awards:
        • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel nomination for John Varley
  2. "Titan" is a Locus Award winning 1979 adult science fiction novel by John Varley, the first book in his Gaea Trilogy. It won the 1980 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel and was nominated for both the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1979, and the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1980.
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Science Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1979
    • released in (36 years ago)
    • some of the awards:
        • Hugo Award for Best Novel nomination for John Varley
        • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, received by John Varley
  3. "Titan" is a novel by the German writer Jean Paul, published in four volumes between 1800 and 1803. It was translated into English by Charles Timothy Brooks in 1862.
    • also known as "Titan: a romance", "Titan; a romance"
  4. "Titan" is a science fiction novel written by Ben Bova as part of the Grand Tour novel series. It directly follows the novel Saturn, in which the space habitat Goddard has finished its two-year journey from Earth, and has settled into the orbit of Saturn. The book won the 2007 John W. Campbell Memorial Award.
    • also known as "Titan (The Grand Tour)"
    • genres: Fiction, Science Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 2006-03
    • award: - John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, received by Ben Bova

Films

  1. "Titan" a.k.a. "Titan A.E." is a 2000 animated post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film directed by both Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. The title refers to the spacecraft central to the plot, with A.E. meaning "After Earth". The film stars the voices of Matt Damon, Bill Pullman, John Leguizamo, Nathan Lane, Janeane Garofalo and Drew Barrymore. The film's animation technique combines traditional hand-drawn animation and extensive use of computer generated imagery. Its working title was Planet Ice.
  2. "Titan" is a short film, written and directed by Klaus Lutz.
  3. "Titan" is a short film.
    • country: Canada
    • language: English Language
    • released in

Games

  1. Titan is a fantasy board game for two to six players, designed by Jason B. McAllister and David A. Trampier. It was first published in 1980 by Gorgonstar, a small company created by the designers. Soon afterward, the rights were licensed to Avalon Hill, which made several minor revisions and published the game for many years. Titan went out of print in 1998, when Avalon Hill was sold and ceased operations. A new edition of Titan, with artwork by Kurt Miller and Mike Doyle and produced by Canadian publisher Valley Games became available in late 2008. The Valley Games edition was adapted to the Apple iPad and released on December 21, 2011.
    • genre: Board game
    • publisher: Avalon Hill
  2. "Titan" is a puzzle video game similar to Arkanoid or Breakout. It was made by Titus Software in 1988. It was converted to the PC Engine in 1991 by Naxat Soft.
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • developer: Titus Interactive SA
    • genres: Puzzle game, Action game, Strategy video game
    • publisher: Titus Interactive SA
    • released in (27 years ago)
  3. "Titan" a.k.a. "Titan (working title)" is a video game.
    • genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Characters

  1. Titan was a Dark Horse Comics superhero. He first appeared in Comics' Greatest World: Golden City Week 3. He was created and written by Mike Richardson and the other members of Team CGW. He was part of the Comics' Greatest World "16 issues, 16 weeks, 16 bucks" event.
  2. Titan is a fictional character that appears in the Marvel Universe.
  3. Titan a.k.a. Hal Stewart is a fictional character from the 2010 film Megamind.
  4. Titan is a fictional character from the 2009 auto racing anime film Redline.

There are other characters with in their name, like Titan 3.

Business

  1. Titan a.k.a. Titan Company Ltd. Indian designer and manufacturer of watches, jewellery, precision engineering components and other accessories including sunglasses, wallets, bags, belts, fragrances and helmets. It is a joint venture between the Tata Group, and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation. Titan is the world's fifth largest wrist watch manufacturer and exports watches to nearly 32 countries around the world. Some of the well known brands of Titan include Fastrack, Sonata, Raga, Edge, Octane, Xylys, Nebula, Zoop, Titan Eye+, Tanishq, Goldplus, Zoya and Skinn.
  2. Titan is a publisher.

Places

  1. Titan is a steel hyper coaster located at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas. Unlike most hypercoasters, Titan is a combination of an out and back roller coaster and a twister roller coaster. It stands at 245 feet and contains a 255 drop.
  2. Titan is a natural cavern near Castleton in the Derbyshire Peak District, and is the deepest shaft of any known cave in Britain, at 141.5 metres. The existence of Titan was revealed in November 2006, following its discovery on 1 January 1999 after cavers discovered connections from the James Hall Over Engine Mine to both Speedwell Cavern and Peak Cavern. Previously, the deepest known underground shaft in Britain had been Gaping Gill on the slopes of Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales.
  3. Titan is a steel roller coaster at Space World in Yahata Higashi ward, Kitakyushu, Japan.
  4. TITAN is an Aviation waypoint.

Miscellanea

  1. Titan is the largest moon of Saturn. It is the only natural satellite known to have a dense atmosphere, and the only object other than Earth for which clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid has been found.
    • also known as 土卫六
  2. Titan was a family of U.S. expendable rockets used between 1959 and 2005. A total of 368 rockets of this family were launched, including all the Project Gemini manned flights of the mid-1960s. Titans were part of the American intercontinental ballistic missile deterrent until the late 1980s, and lifted other American military payloads as well as civilian agency intelligence-gathering satellites. Titans also were used to send highly successful interplanetary scientific probes throughout the Solar System.
    • also known as 泰坦系列運載火箭
  3. Titan is a supercomputer built by Cray at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for use in a variety of science projects. Titan is an upgrade of Jaguar, a previous supercomputer at Oak Ridge, that uses graphics processing units in addition to conventional central processing units. It is the first such hybrid to perform over 10 petaFLOPS. The upgrade began in October 2011, commenced stability testing in October 2012 and it became available to researchers in early 2013. The initial cost of the upgrade was US$60 million, funded primarily by the United States Department of Energy.
    • also known as Siêu máy tính Titan, ไตตัน, ไททาน
  4. Titan was an American male white Great Dane who was a holder of the Guinness World Record as the world's tallest dog. His official height was 107.3 centimetres from the floor to his shoulder. The previous holder was another Great Dane, Gibson who measured 107.2 centimetres, and died in August 2009. During the nomination process, Titan, who suffered from several health conditions, fought off competition from a Newfoundland from North Dakota and another Great Dane, from Arizona. On February 22, 2010 Titan was dethroned as world's tallest dog by Giant George, a Great Dane from Arizona.
  5. Titan was the prototype of the Atlas 2 computer developed by Ferranti and the University of Cambridge Mathematical Laboratory in Cambridge, England. It was designed starting in 1963, and in operation from 1964 to 1973.
  6. Titan: In the Marvel Universe, Saturn's moon Titan is the fictional home of the Titanian Eternals. It first appeared in Iron Man #55 and was created by Jim Starlin and Mike Friedrich. The Titanians, also known as Titans, were later retconned as being an offshoot of the Eternals, which had been created separately by Jack Kirby.
  7. Titan: In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, a titan is an enormous, powerful, and godly outsider. Though titans are supposedly of both chaotic good and chaotic evil alignments, the majority of them seem to be good, and hence, those are the ones which will be described here. In appearance, a good titan resembles an enormous humanoid, with perfect beauty and strength. They are hardy and muscular, but nonetheless extremely handsome/beautiful. Every aspect of them is also perfect. Based on the Titans of the Greek and Roman pantheons, they dress themselves in traditional Greek garb such as togas and loincloths. They also dress themselves in rare and valuable jewellery to make themselves seem even more overpowering and beautiful.
  8. Titan is an American sales company specializing in out-of-home advertising, headquartered in New York City, New York. A privately held company, it is the largest transit advertising company in North America.
  9. Titan is a game engine developed by Stainless Steel Studios used in the real-time strategy genre. It was mainly used as a PC game engine in the early 2000s. The engine was used in Stainless Steel Studio's early games, such as Empire Earth and Empires: Dawn of the Modern World.
  10. Titan is one of the moons of the planet Saturn in the 30th and 31st centuries of the DC Comics Universe. The moon is inhabited by a colony of telepaths.
  11. Titan is the fantasy world which serves as the setting for the majority of Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone's Fighting Fantasy and Sorcery! gamebooks and novels. The title contains "backstory on...the villains and NPC's" found throughout the Fighting Fantasy series.
    • genre: Gamebook
  12. Titan Prison or Titan gaol was a proposed new classification of prison in England and Wales, designed to increase the overall prison capacity and improve operational efficiency.
  13. Titan is a super-yacht built in 2010 at the shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen. The interior and exterior design of Titan was done by Reymond Langton Design Ltd.. The yacht has three sister-ships, Amaryllis, C2 and Eminence.
  14. Titan was supposed to be a family of 32-bit Power Architecture-based microprocessor cores designed by Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, but was scrapped in 2010 according to reports. Applied Micro chose to continue development of the PowerPC 400 core instead, on a 40 nm fabrication process.

Phrases with Titan

  1. titan arum
  2. Erax Titan
  3. Anaea Titan
  4. Genus Titan
  5. Gryon titan
  6. Mitra Titan
  7. Neula Titan
  8. Baccha Titan
  9. Cereus Titan
  10. Clanis Titan
  11. Phalix Titan
  12. Dorylus titan
  13. Dosinia Titan
  14. Efferia Titan
  15. Marumba Titan
  16. Menopon Titan
  17. Panaque Titan
  18. Tachina Titan
  19. Acriulus Titan
  20. Aellopos Titan

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Titan

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Google previewAstronomy, The Evolving Universe (2016)

Astronomy, Astronomy by CTI Reviews

Titan : Titan is the largest moon of Saturn. It is the only natural satellite known to have a ...

Google previewAstrobiology (2014)

An Introduction by Alan Longstaff

TITAN IS A LARGE MOON ...

Google previewAstronomy, Journey to the Cosmic Frontier (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Titan : Titan is the largest moon of Saturn. It is the only natural satellite known to have a ...

Google previewArtificial Intelligence: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (2016)

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications by Management Association, Information Resources

Graph Storage Titan Titan is a scalable graph database optimized for storing and querying graphs containing hundreds of billions of vertices and edges distributed across a multi-machine cluster. Titan is a transactional database that can ...

Google previewExtraterrestrial Intelligence (1997)

by Jean Heidmann

For us, Titan is an authentic laboratory, but one on a planetary scale. It offers us a fundamental environment where we can attempt to understand what happened when life appeared at a remote era in the Earth's early history. The four acts in ...

Google previewRinged Giant (2008)

The Planet Saturn by Nancy Loewen

FUN FACT Saturn's largest moon is called Titan. It's bigger than the planet Mercury. In our solar system, only one other moon is larger: Jupiter's Ganymede.

Google previewOtherworld Bound (2009)

by Dean Richards

Titan is the seventh. Its size, about 3,200 miles in diameter, and its rotation time of almost 16 days gives it approximately one half the characteristics of Earth. Being as far from the sun as it is would seem to make it a lifeless sphere which is ...

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Titanium dioxide; for adhesives. TisoIate-BS. [Lanaetex Prods.] Isobutyl stearate, octyl isononanoate. Ti-Sphere. [Presperse] Spherical titanium dioxide or blends; cosmetic ingredients, sunscreens. Titadine. [Titan] Sulfonic acid derivs.; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Coal Tar Colours (1892)

Titan Scarlet C. Titan Yellow. ( 95 ) Toluidine. orange precipitate, as does also caustic soda. — Dyes cotton and wool from salt baths reddish browns, resembling Bismarck Brown ; turned brownish red by acids, reddened by alkalies ; fast to ...

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Small photo of Frome, Somerset, UK - September 10, 2016: Standing at over two metres tall Titan The Robot entertains the crowd at a very wet Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show at the West Woodlands ShowgroundSmall photo of GUIMAR, TENERIFE, SPAIN - APRIL 06: Sculpture with Titan Atlas carry the world on his shoulders, historic figure from Greek mythology, on April 06, 2018 in Guimar, SpainSmall photo of GUIMAR, TENERIFE, SPAIN - APRIL 06: Sculpture with Titan Atlas carry the world on his shoulders, historic figure from Greek mythology, on April 06, 2018 in Guimar, SpainSmall photo of Sahuarita, Arizona. U.S.A. March 15, 2018. Titan II Missile Museum. Titan II engine display; stage 1 developing 430,000 pounds of thrust for about 2-1/2 minutes. Stage 2 burned about 3-minutes.Small photo of Sahuarita, Arizona. U.S.A. March 15, 2018. Titan II Missile Museum. Titan II engine display; stage 1 developing 430,000 pounds of thrust for about 2-1/2 minutes. Stage 2 burned about 3-minutes.Small photo of Sahuarita, Arizona. U.S.A. March 15, 2018. Titan II Missile Museum. Titan II Launch Control Center. This location requires at least two persons at all times-one officer and one enlisted.Small photo of Sahuarita, Arizona. U.S.A. March 15, 2018. Titan II Missile Museum. “Soft” above ground communications antenna and “harden” telescoping underground communications antenna. More...

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The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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