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metal

noun, adjective /ˈmetl/
(of) any of a group of substances, usually shiny, that can conduct heat and electricity and can be hammered into shape, or drawn out in sheets, bars etc
metal
Gold, silver and iron are all metals.
(of) a combination of more than one of such substances
metal
Brass is a metal made from copper and zinc.
metallic /-ˈtӕ-/ adjective made of metal
metálico
a metallic element.
like a metal (eg in appearance or sound)
metálico
metallic blue a metallic noise.
metal detector /-/ noun a piece of electronic equipment that you use to find metal objects buried in the ground.
detector de metales
a piece of electronic equipment used, for example at an airport, to see if people are carrying metal objects such as weapons.
detector de metales
Translations of “metal”
in Korean 금속…
in Arabic مَعْدَن…
in French (de/en) métal, métal…
in Italian metallo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬, 合金…
in Russian металл…
in Turkish metal, maden…
in Polish metal…
in Portuguese metal…
in German das Metall, die Metalllegierung…
in Catalan metall…
in Japanese 金属…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 合金…
(Definition of metal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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