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metal

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈmet.əl/ us    /ˈmet̬-/
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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in Korean 금속…
in Arabic مَعْدَن…
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 Spanish metal…
in Portuguese metal…
in German das Metall, die Metalllegierung…
in Catalan metall…
in Japanese 金属…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 合金…
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