HyperDic: heavy_metal

English > 2 senses of the expression heavy metal:
NOUNsubstanceheavy metala metal of relatively high density / density (specific gravity greater than about 5) or of high relative atomic weight (especially one that is poisonous like mercury or lead)
communicationheavy metal, heavy metal musicloud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat
English > heavy metal: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA metal of relatively high density / density (specific gravity greater than about 5) or of high relative atomic weight (especially one that is poisonous like mercury or lead).
Broaderalloy, metalA mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
metallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Spanishmetal pesado
Catalanmetall pesant
English > heavy metal: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningLoud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat; lyrics usually involve violent or fantastic imagery.
Synonymheavy metal music
Broaderrock 'n' roll, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll, rock and roll, rock, rock musicA genre of popular music originating in the 1950s
Spanishheavy metal

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