- 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Chemistry/Química] [Metallurgy/Metalurgia] metal (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [box/clasp/plating] metálico, de metal metal detector detector (masculine) de metales metal fatigue fatiga (feminine) del metalMore example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (on roads) (British English/inglés británico) grava (feminine)
More example sentences1.3 uncountable/no numerable (liquid glass) [Technology/Tecnología] vidrio (masculine) fundido
- Earthen materials like steel, metal and granite are hard to get these days.
- Known as shape-memory materials, they are metal alloys or polymers that accomplish similar feats in different ways.
- The result was a new, hard metal, Bessemer steel, ideal for rail-making.
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- In common with other specifications for road construction the contractors had to remove all ‘fixed stones’ from the bed on which road metal was laid.
- For all we knew they could have just been road metal.
- 96 Drains were usually constructed 18 in. square and were built with lime-mortared masonry walls that supported flat slab stones beneath the road metal.
- In 1952 he thought about using the bed of molten metal to form the flat glass, eliminating altogether the need for the rollers.
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.