titanium etymology

English word titanium comes from English -ium, English Titan

Detailed word origin of titanium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ium English (eng) (by extension, humorous) Appended to common words to create scientific-sounding or humorous-sounding fictional substance names.. (chemistry) Used to form the names of metal elements, after the style of early-named elements, as well as the isotopes of hydrogen.. (chemistry) Used to form the temporary systematic element name of a metallic or nonmetallic element which is postulated to exist, or [...]
Titan English (eng) (astronomy) The largest moon of the planet Saturn.. (Greek mythology) Another name for Helios, a personification of the Sun. Any of the race of giant gods in Greek mythology that preceded and was overthrown by the Olympian gods.
titanium English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A chemical element, atomic number 22; it is a strong, corrosion-resistant transition metal, used to make light alloys for aircraft etc.

Words with the same origin as titanium

Descendants of -ium
potassium radioactive titanic
Descendants of Titan