metal


metal
noun
ADJECTIVE
soft
pure
ferrous, non-ferrous
base, heavy, noble, precious, rare, trace, transition
cold, hot

the sudden pressure of cold metal against her cheek

bare
solid
gleaming, polished, shining, shiny, silver, silvery
dull
rusted, rusty
scrap

to recycle scrap metal

twisted

The bomb left a pile of jagged glass and twisted metal.

ductile
liquid, molten
sheet
corrugated
galvanized
toxic
… OF METAL
chunk, hunk, lump, piece, shard, sheet, slab, strip
heap, pile

a heap of scrap metal

VERB + METAL
be cast in, be made from/of/out of

a statue cast in metal

The doors are made of metal.

melt, melt down
weld
recycle
METAL + VERB
contract, expand
rust
clang, clash

the sound of metal clanging against metal

METAL + NOUN
alloy
hydride, oxide
band, bar, frame, mesh, plate, pole, rod, sheet, tube
object
box, door, fence, gate, railing, roof, etc.
fatigue
detector
PREPOSITION
in metal

a sculptor who works in metal

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PHRASES
the clang of metal, the clash of metal

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