Definition Metal

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Definition

a metal: a hard substance (iron, gold, copper etc.) for constructing many different objects
noun

(a) metal (object): (an object) made from this kind of substance
adjective

metallic (paint): (paint) with a shine similar this kind of substance
adjective

Examples

  • "I can't think of any more metals."
  • "metal is making a comeback, pop critics say."
  • "Horatio : No, it's not a drink, just a real pair of metal scissors for."
  • "- Blue collar with metallic novelty bone and name tag"
  • "Thank you, BrianBot, your metallic hands are surprisingly tender."
  • "A recent study has shown that 2.2% of screw-cap bottles - metal stoppers which replace real corks - contain high sulphur levels, resulting in a smell of rotten eggs."
  • "The unholy marriage of plastic, metal and computer chips can never replace the pleasure of holding a book in one's hands."

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