titania

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Titania (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore
    • n titania a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Titania The queen of Fairyland, and consort of Oberon.
    • n Titania A genus of lepidopterous insects.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Titania tī-tā′ni-a the queen of Fairyland, wife of Oberon.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., applied to Diana.

Usage

In literature:

Oberon and Titania meet and quarrel, just as natural as if they belonged to earthly passion people.
"Shakspere, Personal Recollections" by John A. Joyce
Oberon the king, and Titania the queen of the Fairies, with all their tiny train of followers, in this wood held their midnight revels.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
In Titania arctica, the beak is longer and more slender.
"Love's Meinie" by John Ruskin
Titania was preparing the salad.
"Jacob Faithful" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Titania was wearing a little black hat with green feathers.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
A veritable Titania she seemed as she swayed in the doorway.
"The Phantom Of Bogue Holauba" by Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
At the close of this great effort General Stunt was publicly embraced by his wife's mother, Mrs. Titania Flagler.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 15, 1914" by Various
We always play fairies when Titania comes to see me.
"A Patriotic Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Titania 450,000 279,000 8 16 56 4.
"Astronomy for Amateurs" by Camille Flammarion
That is why, I suppose, they called the child by such an absurd name as 'Titania.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
Titania has summoned you out into the woods, and you are half afraid.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
She is Titania in alabaster.
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
It made me think of Titania, in Shakspeare, you know.
"Harper's Young People, January 6, 1880" by Various
They recorded the departure from Titania, made almost as soon as the treasure was loaded.
"Salvage in Space" by John Stewart Williamson
Miss Marjoribanks, it is true, was over thirty, and by no means a Titania.
"The Doctor's Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
This was a plant of a rare species called Titania Gloria, which a friend had brought from Bermuda.
"The Camp Fire Girls at Onoway House" by Hildegard G. Frey
Then they all sang together a song of May, although Queen Titania had declared that it was Midsummer.
"The Zankiwank and The Bletherwitch" by S. J. Adair Fitzgerald
Titania's Bowers succeeded each other like apartments on upper Broadway.
"Down the Yellowstone" by Lewis R. Freeman
Can you fancy Titania coming down her ladder of cobwebs?
"Mollie's Prince" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Not wishing to cause uneasiness to Queen Titania, however, he said never a word.
"The Brownies and Prince Florimel" by Palmer Cox
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In poetry:

The ships that raced the wool,
The grain, the jute, the tea,
Titania beautiful,
And proud Thermophylae;
"The Ships He Served Of Old" by Cicely Fox Smith
So, if you're wearied with my lay,
Titania, put an end to day;
And, when you'd rather slumb'ring be,
Pray to go to bed and dream of me.
"To Titania, Queen Of Fairyland, St. Valentine's Day" by Peter John Allan
Beyond a screen of bushes, bending low,
We knew that fair Titania lay at rest,
Her pillowed head upon her lover's breast,
Her kisses swift as birds that come and go!
"Wood Magic" by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
Since Fancy taught me in her school of spells
I know her tricks--These are not moths at all,
Nor fireflies; but masking Elfland belles
Whose link-boys torch them to Titania's ball.
"Quatrains" by Madison Julius Cawein
Titania, Niamh, or that Morgan fay
Our simpler eyes in. Sicily to-day
Catch at her sorcery-to YOU, whose breath
To a rippling rapture stirs the pool of Death,
I bring this coronal of rose and rue,
With golden wattle twined-and she-oak too.
"Alma Venus! [Excerpt]" by Bernard O Dowd

In news:

Mommy blogger Titania Jordan tosses and turns for hours each night, and she thinks she knows why.
Titania is on to something.
A midsummer night's promotion scheme: George Romney's 1793 "Study for Titania, Puck, and the Changeling," part of the "Marketing Shakespeare" exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
In a moonlit forest, the bickering King and Queen of the Fairies, Oberon (Ethan Stiefel) and Titania (Alessandra Ferri), have just quarreled over the possession of a changeling boy (Amon Ito).
Alix Sideris as Titania, Ron Klappholz as Bottom Photo: Lynn Chagnon.
"A Midsummer Night 's Dream," directed by Tony Speciale for the Classic Stage Company, stars Bebe Neuwirth, center, as Hippolyta and Titania.
Mary Anne McAvoy McKerrow as fairy queen Titania and Mark Vanagas as Oberon.
Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing, c 1785.
View step-by-step how hydrogen reacted with oxygen to form water on a titania crystal surface.
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In science:

Relaxation oscillations in a titania random laser were observed in the time trace of the total emitted intensity.
Relaxation oscillations in long-pulsed random lasers
FIG. 1: Measured time traces of the pump pulse (gray) and emission output above threshold (black, input fluence = 0.47 mJ/mm2 ) of a titania random laser.
Relaxation oscillations in long-pulsed random lasers
FIG. 2: Measured time traces of the emission intensities of a titania random laser for four different pump fluences.
Relaxation oscillations in long-pulsed random lasers
Lately, titania (TiO2 ) has received an increased attention since it is considered to be promising for costeffective photovoltaic applications.
Modification of anatase TiO$_2$(001) surface electronic structure by Au impurity
The atomic structure of small Pt cluster adsorbates mainly depend on the stoichiometry of the corresponding titania support.
A theoretical analysis of small Pt particles on rutile TiO$_2$(110) surfaces
Pt clusters induce local surface relaxations that influence band edges of titania support, and bring a number of band-gap states depending on the cluster size.
A theoretical analysis of small Pt particles on rutile TiO$_2$(110) surfaces
Understanding of the fundamental aspects of defects and impurities on titania surfaces are important for technological applications.
A theoretical analysis of small Pt particles on rutile TiO$_2$(110) surfaces
The atomic structure of the titania supported Pt clusters determined by the surface stoichiometry that constrains the charge density.
A theoretical analysis of small Pt particles on rutile TiO$_2$(110) surfaces
This significantly alters the band edges of the titania support and also brings band-gap states depending on the cluster size.
A theoretical analysis of small Pt particles on rutile TiO$_2$(110) surfaces
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