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metal
American English: /ˈmɛdl/
British English: /ˈmɛt(ə)l/

Translation of metal in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable and countable (solid material)
    (before noun) (box/clasp/plating)
    de metal
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 uncountable and countable (Chemistry) 1.3 uncountable (on roads)
    (British English)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.4 uncountable (liquid glass) (Technology)
    vidrio (masculine) fundido
    Example sentences
    • In 1952 he thought about using the bed of molten metal to form the flat glass, eliminating altogether the need for the rollers.

transitive verb -ll-

  • (British English)
    engravar

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