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me·tal·lic

 (mĭ-tăl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a metal.
2. Containing a metal: a metallic compound.
3. Having a quality suggesting or associated with metal, especially:
a. Lustrous; sparkling: metallic colors.
b. Sharp-tasting: an unpleasant, metallic flavor.
4. Harshly resonant: "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades" (Ambrose Bierce).
n.
1. A yarn or fiber made of, containing, or resembling metal.
2. A fabric, typically shiny or iridescent, made of such yarn or fiber.

me·tal′li·cal·ly adv.

metallic

(mɪˈtælɪk)
adj
1. (Chemistry) of, concerned with, or consisting of metal or a metal
2. suggestive of a metal: a metallic click; metallic lustre.
3. (Chemistry) chem (of a metal element) existing in the free state rather than in combination: metallic copper.
meˈtallically adv

me•tal•lic

(məˈtæl ɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or consisting of metal.
2. of the nature of or suggesting metal, as in luster, resonance, or hardness.
3.
a. (of a metal element) being in the free or uncombined state: metallic iron.
b. containing or yielding metal.
n.
4.
a. a yarn or fiber made partly or entirely of metal and having a metallic appearance.
b. a fabric made of such a yarn or fiber.
[1560–70; < Latin < Greek]
me•tal′li•cal•ly, adv.
met•al•lic•i•ty (ˌmɛt lˈɪs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metallic - a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
2.metallic - a yarn made partly or entirely of metal
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
Adj.1.metallic - containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metalmetallic - 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
nonmetal, nonmetallic - not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "nonmetallic elements"

metallic

adjective
1. tinny, jarring, grating, jangling, dissonant, jangly There was a metallic click and the gates swung open.
2. shiny, polished, burnished, lustrous, pearlescent, metallized metallic silver paint
Translations
مَعْدَني، فِلِزّيمَعْدَني، كالمَعْدَن
kovový
metal-metalagtigmetallisk
metallinen
érc-ércesfémes
málm-; úr málmimálmkenndur
kovinski
madenîmetalik

metallic

[mɪˈtælɪk] ADJmetálico

metallic

[məˈtælɪk] adj
[sound] → métallique
[object] → métallique
[paint, colour] → métallisé(e)
I put on the green metallic helmet → J'ai mis le casque vert métallisé.
He had painted all the wood with metallic silver paint → Il avait peint toutes les boiseries en gris métallisé.
[taste] → métallique

metallic

adjmetallisch; metallic finish/paintMetalliclackierung f/-lack m; metallic blue/greenblau-/grünmetallic; a metallic blue carein Auto ntin Blaumetallic

metallic

[mɪˈtælɪk] adjmetallico/a

metal

(ˈmetl) noun, adjective
1. (of) any of a group of substances, usually shiny, that can conduct heat and electricity and can be hammered into shape, or drawn out in sheets, bars etc. Gold, silver and iron are all metals.
2. (of) a combination of more than one of such substances. Brass is a metal made from copper and zinc.
meˈtallic (-ˈtӕ-) adjective
1. made of metal. a metallic element.
2. like a metal (eg in appearance or sound). metallic blue; a metallic noise.

me·tal·lic

a. metálico-a, rel. a un metal o de la naturaleza de éste.

metallic

adj metálico
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Then she began to laugh, harshly, sharply, metallically; and Hans was shocked as he had not been shocked through the whole tragedy.
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In order to study the morphology of the metallically decorated nanotubes, two different microcopy techniques were undertaken.
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All of them are praiseworthy--Kubelik's chamber creations, Harnoncourt's rhetorical version, as well as Jansons's accomplishment, presenting as it does a precise orchestra, a superlative choir (now performing in its 70th season) and an immaculate vocal quartet, including a metallically objectivising soprano, a smooth non-vibrato-laden mezzo-soprano, a tenor bringing to bear the German declamation tradition coupled with a Slavonic timbre, and a profound bass.
His sculptures of AK47s, rocket launchers, pistols and other objects of violence and destruction, are transformed into domestic objects like chairs, which metallically creak with the human cost of war.
Erich Nunn's study of depictions of various musical genres in Sanctuary (1931) includes an invaluable analysis of the scene in which rural people pour into Jefferson's town square and hear "ballads simple in melody and theme, of bereavement and retribution and repentance metallically sung" on radios and phonographs (Sanctuary 112).
Its steel building still gleams metallically in the sunlight just as it did when it opened in 1931.