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English noun: heavy metal

1. heavy metal (substance) a metal of relatively high density (specific gravity greater than about 5) or of high relative atomic weight (especially one that is poisonous like mercury or lead)


Broader (hypernym)alloy, metal, metal, metallic element

2. heavy metal (communication) loud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat; lyrics usually involve violent or fantastic imagery


Synonymsheavy metal music


Broader (hypernym)rock, rock 'n' roll, rock and roll, rock music, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll









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