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metallically


adjective

  1. of, relating to, or consisting of metal.
  2. of the nature of or suggesting metal, as in luster, resonance, or hardness: metallic green; a harsh metallic sound.
  3. Chemistry.
    1. (of a metal element) being in the free or uncombined state: metallic iron.
    2. containing or yielding metal.

noun

  1. Textiles.
    1. a yarn or fiber made partly or entirely of metal and having a metallic appearance.
    2. a fabric made of such a yarn or fiber.

adjective

  1. of, concerned with, or consisting of metal or a metal
  2. suggestive of a metala metallic click; metallic lustre
  3. chem (of a metal element) existing in the free state rather than in combinationmetallic copper

adj.1560s, from Middle French métallique or directly from Latin metallicus, from Greek metallikos, from metallon (see metal).

  1. Relating to or having the characteristics of a metal.

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