1. metallic element, metal, chemical element, element

usage: any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

2. alloy, metal, mixture

usage: a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"


1. metal, coat, surface

usage: cover with metal


1. metallic (vs. nonmetallic), metal(prenominal), all-metal, aluminiferous, antimonial, argentiferous, auriferous, gold-bearing, bimetal, bimetallic, bronze, gold, golden, gilded, metallike, metal-looking, metallic-looking, silver, tinny

usage: 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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