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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. Loud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat; lyrics usually involve violent or fantastic imagery
    - heavy metal, heavy metal music
  4. Broken rock used for repairing or making roads
    - road metal
  5. (technology) physical hardware, e.g. as opposed to virtualized or rebadged hardware
  6. (astronomy) any element other than hydrogen and helium
  7. 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

Sounds like: melon, Meletal, me

Derived forms: metals, metaled, metaling, metalling, metalled

See also: all-metal, aluminiferous, antimonial, argentiferous, auriferous, bimetal, bimetallic, bronze, gilded, gold, gold-bearing, golden, metallic-looking, metallike, metal-looking, silver, tinny

Type of: chemical element, coat, element, mixture, R&R, R'n'R [non-standard], rock, rock and roll, rock music, rock 'n' roll, rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, stone, surface

Antonym: nonmetal

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