nonmetallic


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non·me·tal·lic

 (nŏn′mə-tăl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Not metallic.
2. Chemistry Of, relating to, or being a nonmetal.

nonmetallic

(ˌnɒnmɪˈtælɪk)
adj
1. (Chemistry) not of metal
2. (Chemistry) of, concerned with, or being a nonmetal
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Adj.1.nonmetallic - not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "nonmetallic elements"
metal, metallic - 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
metal, metallic - 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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