Titanian

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Titanian (not comparable)

  1. (mythology) Of the Titans
    • 1674, Milton, Paradise Lost
      As whom the fables name of monstrous size, / Titanian or earth-born, that warred on Jove,
  2. (astronomy) Of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn.
    • 1974, McDonough & Brice, "The Saturnian 'Gas-Doughnut' Hypothesis", in A. Woszczyk, ed., Exploration of the Planetary System, p 484
      if Trafton's (1972) detection of Titanian H2 is correct, ...
    • 2006, Kevin W. Plaxco, Michael Gross, Astrobiology: A Brief Introduction, Johns Hopkins University Press, p. 238,
      The Titanian atmosphere consists predominantly of nitrogen gas, with only a few percent methane, the simplest organic molecule.
  3. Of the faerie queen Titania
    • 2002, Lewis, Anthony Burgess: A Biography, p. 387
      the yin and the yang, or the Oberonic and the Titanian
  4. (astronomy) Of Titania, the largest moon of Uranus.
    • 1985, Piers Anthony, Bio of a Space Tyrant, vol. 3: Politician
      an isolated colony of Uranus' moon Titania, one of the diminishing vestiges of the Titanian Empire

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Titanian (plural Titanians)

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