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Alternative clues for the word metal

Kind of detector



_____ detector

Iridium, e.g.

One may be precious

Copper, e.g.

Mercury or cobalt

It may be forged

Palladium, for one

It may be picked up in a bar

Tungsten, e.g.

Ozzy Osbourne's music, informally

Music genre

Rock genre, informally

Rock music subgenre

Ozzy Osbourne's music, for short

Quonset hut material

Rock music genre

Stuff in a mint

Rock genre

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

Founding need

Black Sabbath's genre

Lithium or iridium

Lead, for one

Headbanging music

Genre featured on MTV's "Headbangers Ball"

Microwave no-no

Genre for Mötley Crüe

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.

Calcium, e.g.

Conductive substance

Bismuth or bullion

Rocker's heavy ___

Mercury, e.g.

Gold or silver

Lithium, e.g.

Bismuth, e.g.

Get a lode of this!

Palladium, e.g.

Rock and roll genre

Mercury, for one

Gold or copper

Monel, e.g.

Composed type

Americium or europium

Iron or gold

Homophone for mettle

Silver or copper

Brass or lead, e.g.

Erbium or cobalt

Gold, e.g.

Good conductor of electricity

Bismuth, for one

Potassium or sodium, e.g.

Elemental substance

Tin or copper

Lithium is the lightest one known

Actinium or rubidium

Cerium or cesium

Silver or gold

Bullion, e.g.

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...

Wiktionary 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"),...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. cover with metal [also: metalling , metalled ]

Wikipedia 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.