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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chemical element lacking typical metallic properties adj. - Not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal.

Usage examples (32)
  • Dry on a low setting or hang to dry using a nonmetal hanger.
  • There is more variation in the characteristics of the nonmetal elements.
  • Geologists sometimes subdivide this group into metal and nonmetal categories.
  • However, Hysteria seemed like it had been specifically made for nonmetal fans. for more
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