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met·al

 (mĕt′l)
n.
1. Any of a category of electropositive elements that usually have a shiny surface, are generally good conductors of heat and electricity, and can be melted or fused, hammered into thin sheets, or drawn into wires. Typical metals form salts with nonmetals, basic oxides with oxygen, and alloys with one another.
2. An alloy of two or more metallic elements.
3. An object made of metal.
4. Basic character; mettle.
5. Broken stones used for road surfaces or railroad beds.
6. Molten glass, especially when used in glassmaking.
7. Molten cast iron.
8. Printing Type made of metal.
9. Music Heavy metal.
tr.v. met·aled, met·al·ing, met·als also met·alled or met·al·ling
To cover or surface (a roadbed, for example) with broken stones.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin metallum, from Greek metallon, mine, ore, metal.]

metalled

(ˈmɛtəld) or

metaled

adj
1. (Civil Engineering) made or mended with road metal
2. (Metallurgy) fitted or covered with metal
Translations

metalled

[ˈmɛtəld] adj (mainly British) [road, path] → empierré(e)

metalled

, (US) metaled
adj roadSchotter-
References in classic literature ?
He was saved even the sight of a metalled road, which, as presumably leading to business, wakes desire in a man; and the telegraph office at the village of Friars Pardon, where they sold picture post-cards and pegtops, was two walking miles across the fields and woods.