Definition of 'metal'
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The women had worn heavy metal belts that were blamed if the alarms sounded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the treats are supposed to be subjected to a metal detector before leaving the factory. The Sun (2016) Precious metals miners joined the rally as gold rose against a weaker dollar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His presence has been compared to an opera fan discovering heavy metal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Miners of the precious metal followed suit. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Heavy metal bands and extended guitar riffs are likely to get these sorts rocking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Salt is not a precious metal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other metals were worked hard, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Metal detectors are already in place and the men weren't found to have offensive weapons. The Sun (2016)In a gesture that life must go on, the management has decided not to install metal detectors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was left a heavy metal team by a heavy metal manager. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have been shot through the head with metal bolts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are to narrative what gold is to metal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Parts of the metal were covered in blood. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only iron and metals that contain it rust. The Sun (2014)Now light switches and door handles could be replaced with the metal and alloys such as brass. The Sun (2015)The museum is heavily guarded and all visitors have to pass through metal detectors. The Sun (2009)The precious metal is seen as a safe haven when times are tough. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He once banned heavy metal music and its fans were arrested. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The doctors told her that they had found a piece of metal in her head. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One of her legs had been pulled right behind the metal bar. The Sun (2015)Relief from the surge in prices of copper and other metals will help business all over the world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The metal bands that slid around her arms and legs were fastened before she knew they were there. A Plague of Angels (1993)We had the trade in metals, copper and tin at a very early stage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And the smoke from fireworks also contains toxic metals, the chemicals that give fireworks their vivid colours. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The largest contribution to the decrease came from the manufacture of basic metals, metal equipment and transport equipment. The Sun (2015)These contain a core of metal surrounded by hard rubber - no doubt they could cause a lot of damage if fired at close range. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'metal'
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Translations for 'metal'
British English: metal /ˈmɛtl/ NOUN
Metal is a hard substance such as iron, steel, copper, or lead.
...furniture in wood, metal and glass.
- American English: metal
- Arabic: مَعْدَنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: metal
- Chinese: 金属
- Croatian: metal
- Czech: kov
- Danish: metal
- Dutch: metaal
- European Spanish: metal
- Finnish: metalli
- French: métal
- German: Metall
- Greek: μέταλλο
- Italian: metallo
- Japanese: 金属
- Korean: 금속
- Norwegian: metall
- Polish: metal
- European Portuguese: metal
- Romanian: metal
- Russian: метал
- Spanish: metal
- Swedish: metall
- Thai: โลหะ
- Turkish: metal
- Ukrainian: метал
- Vietnamese: kim loại
Definition of metal from the Collins English Dictionary
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