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Definitions of metallic

  1. containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Of or pertaining to a metal; of the nature of metal; resembling metal; as, a metallic appearance; a metallic alloy. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, the essential and implied properties of a metal, as contrasted with a nonmetal or metalloid; basic; antacid; positive. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Pertaining to, consisting of, or like, gold, silver, iron, copper, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Pertaining to or like a metal: consisting of metal. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Being, containing, or pertaining to a metal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Pertaining to or like a metal: containing or consisting of metal; of the nature of metal. Metallic lustre, a lustre peculiar to all metals. Metallic oxide, metal combined with oxygen. Metallic salts, salts which have a metallic oxide as their base. Metallic vein a mineral vein containing metallic ore. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Pert. to metals; like a metal; consisting of metal; metal-refiner, a smelter of ores; one who separates copper, lead, or other metal, from the dross or refuse with which it is mixed; the perfect metals, those which are not easily oxidised, as platinum, gold, and silver; the base or imperfect metals, those which readily combine with oxygen, as iron, lead, copper, tin, and zinc. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. [Greek] Iridescent; appl. colours due to interference by fine striae or thin lamellae, as in insects. na
  10. Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, the essential and implied properties of a metal, as contrasted with a nonmetal or metalloid; conductive of electricity; basic; forming positive ions in solution; antacid. dictgcide_fs
  11. Of, pertaining to, or like a metal. M. tinkling, see Table of Vocal signs. na
  12. Of metal (s); m. currency, gold, silver, & copper, cf. PAPER; characteristic of metals, as m. lustre (peculiar sheen of metals), m. sound. So metalline a. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. Pertaining to, or composed of, metal. American pocket medical dictionary.
  14. Pertaining to, consisting of, or having the properties of a metal or metals. [Gr.] Appleton's medical dictionary.

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