a titan of american industry
- Muir could have become a titan of industry, but the backpack of civilization slipped off him, to paraphrase Ralph Waldo Emerson.
- I join with many other former students and colleagues of Paul's in mourning the passing of a titan of economics.
- Detroit, once the fulcrum of American industry, sagged and rusted under its own weight.
- A titan of scientific thinking, he described the law of universal gravitation and the three laws of motion, paving the way for modern physics.