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Definition of Metallic

Metallic

  1. Of or pertaining to a metal; of the nature of metal; resembling metal; as, a metallic appearance; a metallic alloy.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, the essential and implied properties of a metal, as contrasted with a nonmetal or metalloid; basic; antacid; positive.

Metallic Quotations

Every year, August lashes out in volcanic fury, rising with the din of morning traffic, its great metallic wings smashing against the ground, heating the air with ever-increasing intensity.
Henry Rollins

Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged in by male energy.
Bjork

I actually get a metallic taste in my mouth when I think about electric music.
Keith Jarrett

As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures.
Janet Napolitano

A sense of electrical current was part of my own experience of being manic. The sensation that my mind was spinning and overheating would sometimes build to a sensation like an electrical short - a burst of light, a melting, or dissipating - and I'd get a metallic taste in my mouth, like when you lick a battery.
Ellen Forney
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Metallic Translations

metallic in Dutch is metalen
metallic in German is metallisch
metallic in Italian is metallico
metallic in Swedish is metallisk

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