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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.
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
aggressive, highly amplified, often harsh rock music with a heavy beat.
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|Noun||1.||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"
|2.||heavy metal - loud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat; lyrics usually involve violent or fantastic imagery|