Titanean

See also: titanean

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Titanean (not comparable)

  1. (mythology) Of the Titans, literally or figuratively.
    • 1702, Edward Sherburne, The Tragedies of L. Annaeus Seneca the Philosopher
      For Lightning she'd have strook: or by some Spell / The bold Titanean Brethren rais'd from Hell
    • 1861, First biennial report of the progress of the geological survey of Michigan
      [The sandstone] is broken into immense angular fragments forty feet and less, in diameter, which lie about like the work of Titanean quarrymen.
  2. (astronomy) Of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn.
    • 2003, Luz et al. "Latitudinal transport by barotropic waves in Titan's stratosphere", Icarus 166, 343–358
      for Titan the shallow-atmosphere approximation is a much poorer one (8% of the titanean radius).

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Titanean (plural Titaneans)

  1. (science fiction) An inhabitant of Titan (the Saturnian moon)

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