A solid material that is typically hard, shiny, malleable, fusible, and ductile, with good electrical and thermal conductivity (e.g., iron, gold, silver, copper, and aluminum, and alloys such as brass and steel)
Metallurgical or metallurgy
A typesetting technique in which type is newly made each time from molten metal, cast by a composing machine
The period of prehistory when weapons and tools were commonly made of copper, bronze, or iron.
A man made of metal (literal and figurative).
A style of rock music characterized by staccato guitar riffs and typically combining elements of hip-hop (especially in vocal delivery) with heavy metal and industrial music.
Metal, usually iron, as it comes from a smelting furnace in the form of pigs.
Any of various alloys of copper and lead (often also containing both zinc and tin).
A genre combining musical elements of heavy metal with a vocal delivery derived from rap.
Any of various alloys of copper having a reddish colour (now rare).
A hard alloy of copper, zinc, and iron, used (especially formerly) in gun-making and marine engineering.
A common metal not considered precious, such as copper, tin, or zinc
An alloy of copper and tin for making bells, with a higher tin content than in bronze
A type of heavy metal music having lyrics that deal with Satan and the supernatural
Broken blue stone used for road-making
A form of heavy metal music using lyrics preoccupied with death, suffering, and destruction
An alloy of copper and zinc used in imitation of gold leaf
Any of various alloys valued for their hardness; especially (more fully hard metal pewter) one of tin with a large quantity of copper or antimony. Now historical.
The metal in the head of a casting.
A type of highly amplified harsh-sounding rock music with a strong beat, characteristically using violent or fantastic imagery
A bath of molten metal (e.g. mercury, lead, fusible alloys, etc.), used in a chemical or metallurgical process.
A subterranean passage made in rock.
A gauge for determining the thickness of sheet metal.
Metal foil; specifically foil of Dutch metal.
That has a metallic appearance; that has chemical properties similar to those of a metal.
A mechanical device which steers a vessel to a selected course.
A combination of shale and sandstone (now rare).
The actual value of a coin as a piece of metal.
A driver or other club with a head made from a metal alloy rather than of wood.
= metallic thread.
An alloy of cerium, lanthanum, and other rare earth metals, used as an additive in various alloys, e.g., in flints for cigarette lighters
Composed of or involving more than one metal; (Chemistry) composed of a number of metal atoms.
A form of brass consisting of 60 per cent copper and 40 per cent zinc, used for casting and working at high temperatures
A metal (e.g., gold, silver, or platinum) that resists chemical action, does not corrode, and is not easily attacked by acids
Metal used for the pipes of an organ.
An alloy for making organ pipes, composed of tin and lead, and sometimes also zinc.
Iron run off from a refinery and allowed to set in moulds, to be broken up and remelted for use.
Metal formed into thin sheets, typically by rolling or hammering
An alloy of lead, tin, and antimony, used for casting type
A white or silvery alloy, especially a tin-based alloy used for the surfaces of bearings
Designating a direct contact or connection between two objects made of metal.
Any of the elements lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, cesium, and francium, occupying Group IA (1) of the periodic table. They are very reactive, electropositive, monovalent metals forming strongly alkaline hydroxides
A soft alloy of tin, antimony, copper, and usually lead, used to line bearings
A metal alloy with the property of shape memory.
A person or company engaged primarily in manufacturing goods from metal, especially a manufacturer of cars, ships, etc.
The production of metal goods; industrial manufacturing.
North American informal, a company engaged in the manufacture of metal goods.
The bending of metal, especially as part of a manufacturing process (frequently attributive or as adjective).
(In an iron foundry) a worker who removes the pig iron from its trough after cooling.
= cermet; usually attributive.