metalnoun [C or U]uk /ˈmet.əl/ us /ˈmet̬-/
- The explosion sent pieces of metal and glass hurtling through the air.
- All that remains of yesterday's car crash is a pile of mangled metal.
- As the hot metal passed between the huge rollers it was pressed into thin sheets.
- Lead and tin are malleable metals.
- This new drill works very well on hard metals.