The most frequent of the three polymorphs of titanium dioxide, crystalizing in the tetragonal system, TiO.

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  • rutile — /rooh teel, tuyl/, n. a common mineral, titanium dioxide, TiO2, usually reddish brown in color with a brilliant metallic or adamantine luster, occurring in crystals: used to coat welding rods. [1795 1805; < F < G Rutil < L rutilus RED1] * * *… …   Universalium

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