Associations to the word «Titan»


TITAN, noun. Something or someone of very large stature, greatness, or godliness.
TITAN, noun. Any of the race of giant gods in Greek mythology that preceded and was overthrown by the Olympian gods.
TITAN, proper noun. The largest moon of the planet Saturn.
TITAN CRANE, noun. A massive crane with an overhanging counterbalanced arm carrying a traveler and lifting crab, the whole supported by a carriage mounted on track rails. It is used especially for setting heavy masonry blocks for piers, breakwaters, etc.

Dictionary definition

TITAN, noun. A person of exceptional importance and reputation.
TITAN, 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).
TITAN, noun. The largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats