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heavy metal

n.
1. A metal with a specific gravity greater than about 5.0, especially one that is poisonous, such as lead or mercury.
2. Music Very loud, brash rock music, often with shouted, violent lyrics.

heavy metal

n
1. (Pop Music)
a. a type of rock music characterized by a strong beat and amplified instrumental effects, sometimes with violent or nihilistic lyrics
b. (as modifier): a heavy-metal band.
2. (Chemistry) a metal with a high specific gravity
3. (Military) military large guns or shot

heav′y met′al


n.
aggressive, highly amplified, often harsh rock music with a heavy beat.
[1970–75]
heav′y-met′al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heavy metal - 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)
alloy, metal - 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"
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
2.heavy metal - loud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat; lyrics usually involve violent or fantastic imagery
rock and roll, rock music, rock 'n' roll, rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, rock - a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
Translations
heavy metal

heavy metal

n (Mus) → heavy metal m inv
References in classic literature ?
The gipsy is a tough, active fellow, but not very skilful with his weapon, so that Joe's weight and strength tell in a minute; he is too heavy metal for him.
It was the figure of the wailer whom he had come to still, the figure of a young woman with a wooden skewer through the split septum of her nose, with a heavy metal ornament depending from her lower lip, which it had dragged down to hideous and repulsive deformity, with strange tattooing upon forehead, cheeks, and breasts, and a wonderful coiffure built up with mud and wire.
Not a branch stirred along the shore, and the brown roofs of hidden houses peeped through the green foliage, through the big leaves that hung shining and still like leaves forged of heavy metal.
Compared with respiration and dermal exposure, dietary intake is the most common method because diets are often large and complex and because of the varying heavy metal content in food (Grasmuck & Scholz, 2005; Jarup, 2003).
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Christopher Lee, who has starred in almost 300 movies including 'The Lord of the Rings', 'Star Wars', 'The Man with the Golden Gun', 'Dracula', 'The Wicker Man' and most recently 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', has released a new Heavy Metal single titled 'Darkest Carols, Faithful Sing'.
Ozzy and Black Sabbath are already rock royalty and recognition from the establishment doesn't enhance heavy metal - it would debase it.
Regarding heavy metals, it is totally insufficient to look in a patient's mouth for amalgams and inquire into known heavy metal exposures.
KK's promotion firm will operate under the title The Future Of Heavy Metal, and is a collaboration with experienced industry man Dave Coleman.
The course, which is due to start in September, includes modules on the role of heavy metal music in video games and its relationship with religion.
the use of fibrous fungi (granulated) to absorb heavy metals
Heavy metal contamination did not have a negative effect on lavender in different stage; the essential oil content, crop of fresh raceme, plant branch, and essential oil.
Recent work on the effect heavy metal pollution on soil have shown that like microorganisms, activity of the enzyme (produced by microorganisms), can also be used as indicators of soil health [5-7].