Definition of metalloid in English:


Line breaks: metal|loid
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛt(ə)lɔɪd


  • another term for semimetal.
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    • Another group of elements - the metalloid or semi-metal elements - share some properties with the metals and some with the nonmetals.
    • As its two allotropic forms might suggest, silicon is a metalloid.
    • Separating them are metalloids or semimetals.

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