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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 Arabic مَعْدَن…
in Korean 금속…
in Malaysian logam, logam campuran…
in French (de/en) métal, métal…
in Turkish metal, maden…
in Italian metallo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬, 合金…
in Russian металл…
in Polish metal…
in Vietnamese kim loại, hợp kim…
in Portuguese metal…
in Thai โลหะ, โลหะผสม…
in German das Metall, die Metalllegierung…
in Catalan metall…
in Japanese 金属…
in Indonesian logam, logam campuran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 合金…
(Definition of metal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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