An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic rather than acid properties, as contrasted with the nonmetals, or metalloids. No sharp line can be drawn between the metals and nonmetals, and certain elements partake of both acid and basic qualities, as chromium, manganese, bismuth, etc.
Ore from which a metal is derived; -- so called by miners.
A mine from which ores are taken.
The substance of which anything is made; material; hence, constitutional disposition; character; temper.
Courage; spirit; mettle. See Mettle.
The broken stone used in macadamizing roads and ballasting railroads.
The effective power or caliber of guns carried by a vessel of war.
Glass in a state of fusion.
The rails of a railroad.
To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship's bottom; to metal a road.
All that stuff about heavy metal and hard rock, I don't subscribe to any of that. It's all just music. I mean, the heavy metal from the Seventies sounds nothing like the stuff from the Eighties, and that sounds nothing like the stuff from the Nineties. Who's to say what is and isn't a certain type of music? Ozzy Osbourne
Some of the smartest people I know are metal fans. Corey Taylor
Since graduation, I have measured time in 4-by-5-inch pieces of paper, four days on the left and three on the right. Every social engagement, interview, reading, flight, doctor's appointment, birthday and dry-cleaning reminder has been handwritten between metal loops. Sloane Crosley
I associate heavy metal with fantasy because of the tremendous power that the music delivers. Christopher Lee
Achievements are precious and timeless, just like the precious metal platinum. And what better way to celebrate milestones in your life than with precious platinum. Vijender Singh
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