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Alternative clues for the word metal
Kind of detector
One may be precious
Mercury or cobalt
It may be forged
Palladium, for one
It may be picked up in a bar
Ozzy Osbourne's music, informally
Rock genre, informally
Rock music subgenre
Ozzy Osbourne's music, for short
Quonset hut material
Rock music genre
Stuff in a mint
Zinc or zirconium
Silver or platinum
Almost any element whose name ends in -ium
Bad stuff to microwave
Rhenium or rhodium
Like most golf woods, nowadays
"Heavy" music genre
Black Sabbath's genre
Lithium or iridium
Lead, for one
Genre featured on MTV's "Headbangers Ball"
Genre for MГ¶tley CrГјe
Tin or titanium
Any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Bismuth or bullion
Rocker's heavy ___
Gold or silver
Get a lode of this!
Rock and roll genre
Mercury, for one
Gold or copper
Americium or europium
Iron or gold
Homophone for mettle
Silver or copper
Brass or lead, e.g.
Erbium or cobalt
Good conductor of electricity
Bismuth, for one
Potassium or sodium, e.g.
Tin or copper
Lithium is the lightest one known
Actinium or rubidium
Cerium or cesium
Silver or gold
Word definitions for metal in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a plastic/glass/metal etc container ▪ A lot of food is sold in plastic containers. base metal heavy metal metal detector metal fatigue ▪ metal fatigue metal fatigue metal/steel/iron plates ▪ The shoes had metal plates...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Metal \Met"al\ (? or ?; 277), n. [F. m['e]tal, L. metallum metal, mine, Gr. ? mine; cf. Gr. ? to search after. Cf. Mettle , Medal .] (Chem.) An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic rather than acid...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
1 (context music English) Characterized by strong, fast drum-beats and distorted guitars. (1970s and after) 2 Having the emotional or social characteristics associated with metal music; brash, bold, frank, unyielding, etc. n. 1 (lb en heading) ''Chemical...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-13c., from Old French metal "metal; material, substance, stuff" (12c.), from Latin metallum "metal; mine, quarry, mineral, what is got by mining," from Greek metallon "metal, ore" (senses only in post-classical texts; originally "mine, quarry, pit"),...
Word definitions in WordNet
v. cover with metal [also: metalling , metalled ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon , "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element , compound , or alloy ) that is typically hard, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity . Metals are generally malleable — that is, they can...
Usage examples of metal.
According to his suit sensors, the spaces between the interlocking struts contained a thin molecular haze from the slowly ablating metal.
The metal hoops of the accelerating cage sang lightly as the weight came on.
Winston Havershem, a transfer from England the previous year, was heavy into heavy metal and accessorized his basic black wardrobe at the hardware store.
The precipitation of lead from acid solutions with sulphuric acid, and the solubility of the precipitate in ammonium acetate, distinguishes it from all other metals.
A single adamantine bridge, a narrow slab of metal without guardrails and wide enough for only two or three men abreast, spanned the moat.
She had found four species that adsorbed heavy metals, and two that absorbed dissolved silicates and fixed them into their rigid stalks.
They contain such items as spare parts, chemical supplies, emergency seeds for restarting aeroponics, sheet and bar metal.
There was a small amount of sulphurous light from the street lights strung along the se afront path, and I saw Danny climbing the metal steps over the sea wall.
You climb down the ladder and go aft to the ballast-tank vents, the shiny metal plates in pairs along the centerline.
In that mysterious region known to explorers as the Sargasso Sea, the youth found a weird metal ship surviving from the lost age of High Atlantis, on which there still lived an Atlantean sorceress, an ageless and beautiful creature called Corenice, who inhabits an eternal and deathless body of impervious metal.
In the alameda an old woman in a black rebozo was going about tilting the metal tables and chairs to let the water run off.
The alchemical symbolism is lavish: base and precious metals, kings and queens.
More locks, more tools, rough chunks of metal and wood, and a number of devices whose uses Alec could not guess were mixed indiscriminately among masks, carvings, musical instruments of all descriptions, animal skulls, dried plants, fine pottery, glittering crystals-there was no rhyme or reason apparent in the arrangement.
Springs, alembics, coils of copper tubing, buckled sheets of metal, gear systems both rack-and-pinion and epicyclic, pendulums, levers, cams, cranks, differentials, bearings, pulleys, assorted tools, and stone jars containing alkahest and corrosive substances crowded every horizontal surface.
The rearview mirror was nothing but a shattered metal frame, the mirror blasted into tiny pieces all over them.