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Definition of Metal

Noun: metal  me-t(u)l

  1. Any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    - metallic element
     
  2. A mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    - alloy
     
  3. Broken rock used for repairing or making roads
    - road metal
     
  4. Loud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat; lyrics usually involve violent or fantastic imagery
    - heavy metal, heavy metal music
     
  5. (astronomy) any element other than hydrogen and helium
     
  6. Molten glass that is to be blown or moulded
Adjective: metal  me-t(u)l
  1. Containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal
    "a metal compound";
    - metallic, metalline [archaic]
Verb: metal (metalled,metalling, or [US] metaled,metaling)  me-t(u)l
  1. Cover with metal
     
  2. [Brit] Apply road metal

See also:
metaknowledge
metalanguage

Anagrams containing the word metal

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