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metal meaning

EN[ˈmɛ.ɾl̩] [ˈmɛtəl] [-ɛtəl]
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  • A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity.
  • The meaning of "metal" differs for various communities.
  • ^ μέταλλον Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus Digital Library
  • ^ metal, on Oxford Dictionaries
  • ^ metal. Encyclopædia Britannica
  • ^ John C. Martin. "What we learn from a star's metal content". New Analysis RR Lyrae Kinematics in the Solar Neighborhood. Retrieved September 7, 2005.
FR métal
metal
metal
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
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          1. en metallic
          2. en metallurgy
          3. en metallurgical
          4. en metalloid
          5. en metals
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          Meaning of metal for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "metal" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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