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titan

Noun

1 a person of exceptional importance and reputation [syn: colossus, behemoth, giant, heavyweight]
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)
3 the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere

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English

Pronunciation

  • , /ˈtaɪtən/, /"taIt@n/

Homophones

Noun

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

Derived terms

Translations

something or someone large in stature, greatness or godliness

Czech

Noun

titan

Miskito

Noun

  1. morning

Romanian

Noun

  1. titanium

Vietnamese

Noun

titan
  1. titanium

Extensive Definition

Titan refers to:

Mythology

  • Titan (mythology), a class of deity preceding the Olympians in Greek mythology
  • Helios, Greek sun-deity sometimes referred to as "Titan"

People

  • Titan, a Gladiator played by Michael O'Hearn in the 2008 TV series "American Gladiators"

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See also

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titan in Chinese: 泰坦 (消歧义)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Amen-Ra, Antaean, Antaeus, Apollo, Atlas, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, Charles Atlas, Cyclops, Goliath, Helios, Herculean, Hercules, Hyperion, Phoebus, Phoebus Apollo, Polyphemus, Ra, Samson, Savitar, Shamash, Sol, Superman, Surya, Tarzan, bully, bullyboy, colossal, colossus, cyclopean, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, gorilla, mighty, monstrous, muscle man, powerhouse, stalwart, strong man, strong-arm man, the mighty, the strong, titanic, tough, tough guy, tower of strength
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