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metal meaning and definition

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METAL noun

Definition of metal (noun)

  1. any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
  2. a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    • "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
    • synonyms: alloy

METAL verb

Definition of metal (verb)

  1. cover with metal

METAL adjective

Definition of metal (adjective)

  1. containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal
    • "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce
    • synonyms: metallic
    • antonym: nonmetal
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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