from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology One of a family of giants, the children of Uranus and Gaea, who sought to rule heaven and were overthrown and supplanted by the family of Zeus.
- n. One of prodigious size, strength, or achievement: "the twin titans of the beverage industry” ( David Barboza).
- n. The largest satellite of Saturn and the 11th in distance from the planet. It is the second largest satellite in the solar system.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the giant gods in Greek mythology who preceded the Olympian gods.
- proper n. The largest moon of the planet Saturn.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Titanic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mythol., one of a race of primordial deities, children of Uranus and Ge (Heaven and Earth), or their son Titan, supposed to represent the various forces of nature.
- n. Any one of the immediate descendants of the Titans, as Prometheus and Epimetheus.
- n. The sun personified. Titan being at times substituted by the Latin poets for Helios as god of the sun.
- n. The sixth in order of the eight satellites of the planet Saturn, and the largest, appearing as a star of the ninth magnitude. See Saturn.
- n. A genus of beetles.
- n. A calcareous earth; titanite.
- n. Titanium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person of exceptional importance and reputation
- n. (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)
- n. the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere
Middle English, Helios, from Latin Tītān, from Greek.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek Τιτάν (Titan). (Wiktionary)