HyperDic: metallic

English > 3 senses of the word metallic:
ADJECTIVEallmetallic, metalcontaining or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal
NOUNartifactmetallica fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely / entirely of metal
artifactmetallica yarn made partly or entirely / entirely of metal
metallic > pronunciation
Soundsmahtae'lihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > metallic: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContaining or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal.
Examples
  • "a metallic compound"
  • "metallic luster"
  • "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce
Synonymmetal
Narrowerall-metalConsisting completely of metal
aluminiferousContaining alum or aluminum
antimonialContaining antimony
argentiferousContaining or yielding silver
auriferous, gold-bearingContaining gold
bimetal, bimetallicformed of two different metals or alloys
bronzemade from or consisting of bronze
gold, golden, gildedmade from or covered with gold
metallike, metal-looking, metallic-lookingresembling metal
silvermade from or largely consisting of silver
tinnyThin and metallic in sound
Oppositenonmetallic, nonmetalnot containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal
Spanishmetálico
Catalanmetàl·lic
Nounsmetalany of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
metala mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
English > metallic: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely / entirely of metal.
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
English > metallic: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA yarn made partly or entirely / entirely of metal.
Broaderthread, yarnA fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving

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