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metalnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈmet̬·əl/
chemistry, physics a generally hard and shiny chemical element, such as iron or gold, or a mixture of such elements, such as steel, which usually allows electricity and heat to travel through it
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metalnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈmet.əl/ us   /ˈmet̬.əl/
B1 a chemical element, such as iron or gold, or a mixture of such elements, such as steel, that is generally hard and strong, and through which electricity and heat can travel: Metal, paper, and glass can be recycled. Silver, gold, and platinum are precious metals. The wooden beam is reinforced with a metal plate.

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Translations of “metal”
in Korean 금속…
in Arabic مَعْدَن…
in Malaysian logam, logam campuran…
in French (de/en) métal, métal…
in Russian металл…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬, 合金…
in Italian metallo…
in Turkish metal, maden…
in Polish metal…
in Spanish 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 Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 合金…
in Indonesian logam, logam campuran…
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