What does metallic mean?

Definitions for metallic
məˈtæl ɪkmetal·lic

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

GCIDE

  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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. metallic(Noun)

    A metallic color

    Etymology: From metallicus, from metallum.

  2. metallic(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From metallicus, from metallum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Metallic(adj)

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

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

  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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. metallic

    A color like the feel of metal.

    There are various types of metallic paint for cars and for other purposes.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 31, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Metallic

    having the appearance of metal: applied to a surface or color.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of metallic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of metallic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of metallic in a Sentence

  1. Szilard Kiss:

    Iluvien-implant is a cylindrical metallic thing that inside it has the steroid that is slowly released, we numb the patient around the eye, we make sure everything is sterile, and then we actually stick a needle in the eye. And the idea of sticking a needle in the eye sounds very scary but the results sort of bring patients back because it works.

  2. John Zhu:

    Water is just like wine, the sources and minerals determine the taste, if the water has a lot of calcium, it tastes sweet and chalky. If it's rich in magnesium, it tastes metallic. If it contains sodium, it tastes salty.

  3. Charlotte Brontë:

    Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy: its after-flavor, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.

  4. Abbie Hutty:

    The cool thing about the wheels is that they are fully metallic and give us the traction and grip of a rubber wheel without taking anything organic from earth. They will be able climb over rocks and also dig through deep sand.

  5. Liz Cooper:

    The feelings from chemotherapy were like having the flu, pneumonia and severe exhaustion all together, it feels like you drink carbonated metallic gasoline – it does not make you feel very well.

Images & Illustrations of metallic

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