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.
I want to be a Bond girl. Think about it - I have metal components in my legs, so when I go through airport security, I set off the alarms. But when they realize why I'm beeping, they let me through. What if I had weapons in my legs? I could take one off and pull out an Uzi! Legs Galore - that would be me! Aimee Mullins
For me, Gothic is something from my youth, when I had a heavy metal phase. Ann Demeulemeester
My biggest failure is 'Metal Gear.' It's my biggest failure and my biggest success. Hideo Kojima
Pantera revolutionized the sound and the approach to heavy metal. It's been regurgitated. Once you up the production on a product and not just the playing but the actual production, then it's going to up the ante. Phil Anselmo
metal in Danish is metal
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metal in German is Metall
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