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sheet metal

n.
Metal that has been rolled into a sheet having a thickness between foil and plate.

sheet′-met′al adj.
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sheet metal

n
(Metallurgy) metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil
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sheet′ met`al


n.
metal in sheets or thin plates.
[1905–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheet metal - sheet of metal formed into a thin platesheet metal - sheet of metal formed into a thin plate
corrugated iron - usually galvanized sheet iron or sheet steel shaped into straight parallel ridges and hollows
flashing - sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing
foil - a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil"
flat solid, sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
tin plate, tinplate - a thin sheet of metal (iron or steel) coated with tin to prevent rusting; used especially for cans, pots, and tins
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Translations

sheet metal

nlamiera
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