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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A substance such as gold, tin, or copper that has a shiny appearance, can conduct electricity and heat, and can be melted.

Usage examples (33)
  • The piece of metal in the road caused us to get a flat tire.
  • After all, the science of naval construction in metal is in its infancy, and will be liable to error and mishap for some time to came.
  • No other metal is as ductile (easily workable) as gold.
  • Toy Story cowboy movie lunch box carry-all tin metal for more
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