Definitions for metallicməˈtæl ɪk

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  1. metallic(noun)

    a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal

  2. metallic(adj)

    a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

  3. metallic, metal(a)(adj)

    containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal

    "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce

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  1. Metallic(a.)

    (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, the essential and implied properties of a metal, as contrasted with a nonmetal or metalloid; conductive of electricity; basic; forming positive ions in solution; antacid.

  2. Origin: [L. metallicus, fr. metallum: cf. F. mtallique. See Metal.]

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  1. metallic(Noun)

    A metallic color

  2. metallic(Adjective)

    Made of, appearing to be made of, resembling, or related to metal.

  3. Origin: From metallicus, from metallum.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Metallic(adj)

    of or pertaining to a metal; of the nature of metal; resembling metal; as, a metallic appearance; a metallic alloy

  2. Metallic(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or characterized by, the essential and implied properties of a metal, as contrasted with a nonmetal or metalloid; basic; antacid; positive

  3. Origin: [L. metallicus, fr. metallum: cf. F. mtallique. See Metal.]


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