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Metal (IPA: /ˈmɛtəɫ/)


Metal (n.)

An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic rather than acid properties, as contrasted with the nonmetals, or metalloids. No sharp line can be drawn between the metals and nonmetals, and certain elements partake of both acid and basic qualities, as chromium, manganese, bismuth, etc.

Metal (n.)

Ore from which a metal is derived; -- so called by miners.

Metal (n.)

A mine from which ores are taken.

Metal (n.)

The substance of which anything is made; material; hence, constitutional disposition; character; temper.

Metal (n.)

Courage; spirit; mettle. See Mettle.

Metal (n.)

The broken stone used in macadamizing roads and ballasting railroads.

Metal (n.)

The effective power or caliber of guns carried by a vessel of war.

Metal (n.)

Glass in a state of fusion.

Metal (n.)

The rails of a railroad.

Metal (v. t.)

To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship's bottom; to metal a road.

Metal

Element, compound, or alloy that is a good conductor of both electricity and heat

Metal

Type of tincture in heraldry

Metal

Annihilator album

Metal

Studio album by Manilla Road

Metal

EP by Newsted

Metal (Last Name / Surname)

Metal is the #151,532 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 108 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Cyborg] The era of the land-dweller is at an end, hero. Your metal skull will decorate my great hall." - Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A superhero is a superhero because of his heart, not because of muscles or metal parts." - Ra.One

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Die you metal motherfucker." - Duke Nukem

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Here's metal more attractive." - English proverbs (alphabetically by proverb)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I weigh the man, not his title: 'tis not the king's inscription can make the metal better or heavier." - Man


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