titanium

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  • A light-weight, silver-grey metal that is strong and quite expensive. It is often added to other metals. Its properties include corrosion resistance against chlorides, acids and salt water.

Electronics

  • A metallic element whose atomic number is 22. It has two known allotropic forms, the more common is a lustrous silver-white metal, and the other is a dark gray powder. Titanium is strong, light, ductile, and when heated malleable. It has about 15 known isotopes, of which 5 are stable. Its applications include its use in electrodes, in corrosion-resistant parts, lasers, semiconductors, X-ray tubes, and as a structural material for vessels such as ships, aircraft, and spacecraft. Its chemical symbol is Ti.
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