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English adjective: metallic

1. metallic containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal

SamplesA metallic compound.
Metallic luster.
The strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades.


Similarall-metal, aluminiferous, antimonial, argentiferous, auriferous, bimetal, bimetallic, bronze, gilded, gold, gold-bearing, golden, metal-looking, metallic-looking, metallike, silver, tinny

Antonymsnonmetal, nonmetallic

English noun: metallic

1. metallic (artifact) a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal

Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile

2. metallic (artifact) a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

Broader (hypernym)thread, yarn

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