Definition of Titan

1. Noun. A person of exceptional importance and reputation.

Exact synonyms: Behemoth, Colossus, Giant, Heavyweight
Generic synonyms: Important Person, Influential Person, Personage
Derivative terms: Titanic



2. Noun. (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).
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Greek Deity
Specialized synonyms: Cronus, Hyperion, Oceanus, Cocus, Crius, Iapetus, Atlas, Prometheus
Specialized synonyms: Epimetheus

3. Noun. The largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere.
Generic synonyms: Satellite

Definition of Titan

1. a. Titanic.

Definition of Titan

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

2. Proper noun. The largest moon of the planet Saturn. ¹

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Titan

1. a person of great size [n -S]

Medical Definition of Titan

1. Titanic. "The Titan physical difficulties of his enterprise." (I. Taylor) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Titan

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Literary usage of Titan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Collected Mathematical Works of George William Hill by George William Hill (1906)
"The Motion of Hyperion and the Mass of titan. (Astronomical Journal, Vol. ... The diversity of the values assigned to the mass of titan, the bright ..."

2. The Torch, and Other Lectures and Addresses by George Edward Woodberry (1920)
"The titan Myth — I wonder what it means to you? The titans were the earliest children of the earth, elder than the Greek gods even, and were the sons of the ..."

3. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"His genealogy, which assigns to him as his father Inachos, the river, reminds one of that of Prometheus, which makes that titan the son of the Oceanid ..."

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