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titanite

[tahyt-n-ahyt] /ˈtaɪt nˌaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
Origin of titanite
1790-1800
1790-1800; < German Titanit. See titanium, -ite1
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  • He unhooked the sack of titanite from his belt and gave it to Shearing.

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  • He lay on his belly on top of the box of titanite and laughed.

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  • I'll bet you that locating the titanite will be child's play compared to getting it out.

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  • Because a Lazarite working for Bellaver caught a mental hint of the starship, and the reason for the titanite, and that was it.

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  • A price so much out of line even for titanite would have stirred all the rival shipbuilders to unwelcome curiosity.

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  • You couldn't locate the titanite, but they did, just as soon as they got hold of Hyrst.

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  • Shearing asked swiftly, "MacDonald never gave you any hint of where he'd hidden the titanite?"

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  • They said I forced the secret of his titanite find out of him, and then killed him.

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  • titanite: Ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, curcuma charcoal.

  • We thought you really had done it, because no titanite turned up, and we knew Bellaver hadn't gotten it from him.

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British Dictionary definitions for titanite

titanite

/ˈtaɪtəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
another name for sphene
Word Origin
C19: from German Titanit, so named because it contained titanium
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