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