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metallic

adjective     /məˈtæl.ɪk/
describes a sound, appearance, or taste that is like metal: a dull, metallic sound Beer from a can often has a metallic taste. Our new car is metallic blue.The state of matter consisting of, or partly consisting of, metal: Brass is a metallic alloy of copper and zinc.The state of matter
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