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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A yarn made partly or entirely of a ductile substance; A fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of a ductile substance adj. - Containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a ductile substance.

Usage examples (34)
  • A metallic compound
  •  I said, touching the thin metallic limbs that surrounded me.
  • The Japanese Kanji symbol for "luck" in metallic copper fired onto translucent, purple glass.
  • The carriers in metallic conductors are electrons, and they all carry the same negative charge. for more
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