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  

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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. 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.

  2. Allan Chau:

    Before, we didn't think we're affected because we're doing little metallic parts.

  3. 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.

  4. Gregg Stone:

    We've got good reason to be very hopeful that the long-term outcomes for patients will be improved with this device compared with a normal metallic drug-eluting stent.

  5. 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.

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