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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.
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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
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heav′y met′al


n.
aggressive, highly amplified, often harsh rock music with a heavy beat.
[1970–75]
heav′y-met′al, adj.
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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."
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heavy metal

heavy metal

n (Mus) → heavy metal m inv
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