Syn. Epithet; name; appellation; denomination. See epithet, and Name.
(Ti"tle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Titled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Titling ] [Cf. L. titulare, F. titrer. See Title,
n.] To call by a title; to name; to entitle.
Hadrian, having quieted the island, took it for honor to be titled on his coin, "The Restorer of Britain."Milton.
(Ti"tled) a. Having or bearing a title.
(Ti"tle*less) a. Not having a title or name; without legitimate title. "A titleless tyrant." Chaucer.
(Ti"tle-page`) n. The page of a book which contains it title.
The world's all title-page; there's no contents.Young.
(Tit"ler) n. A large truncated cone of refined sugar.
(Tit"ling) n. [Icel. titlingr a tit sparrow. See Tit a small bird.]
1. (Zoöl.) (a) The hedge sparrow; called also titlene. Its nest often chosen by the cuckoo as a place
for depositing its own eggs.
The titling, . . . being thus deceived, hatcheth the egg, and bringeth up the chick of another bird.Holland.
(b) The meadow pipit.
2. Stockfish; formerly so called in customhouses.
(Tit"mal) n. The blue titmouse. [Prov. Eng.]
(Tit"mouse`) n.; pl. Titmice [OE. titemose, titmase; tit small, or a small bird + AS. mase
a kind of small bird; akin to D. mees a titmouse, G. meise, OHG. meisa, Icel. meisingr. The English
form has been influenced by the unrelated word mouse. Cf. Tit a small bird.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous
species of small insectivorous singing birds belonging to Parus and allied genera; called also tit, and
The blue titmouse the marsh titmouse the crested titmouse the great titmouse and the long tailed titmouse
are the best-known European species. See Chickadee.
(Ti"trate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Titrated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Titrating.] [F. titrer, from titre standard,
title. See Title, n.] (Chem.) To analyse, or determine the strength of, by means of standard solutions.
Cf. Standardized solution, under Solution.
(Ti"tra*ted) a. (Chem.) Standardized; determined or analyzed by titration; as, titrated solutions.
(Ti*tra"tion) n. (Chem.) The act or process of titrating; a substance obtained by titrating.
(Tit"ter) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tittered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tittering.] [Probably of imitative origin.]
To laugh with the tongue striking against the root of the upper teeth; to laugh with restraint, or without
much noise; to giggle.
A group of tittering pages ran before.Longfellow.
(Tit"ter), n. A restrained laugh. "There was a titter of . . . delight on his countenance." Coleridge.