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sheet metal

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noun
  1. metal in sheets or thin plates.
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Origin of sheet metal

First recorded in 1905–10
Related formssheet-metal, adjective
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Examples from the Web for sheetmetal

Historical Examples

  • I took up a job as a sheetmetal man at the Continental Tin Co.

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    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy


British Dictionary definitions for sheetmetal

sheet metal

noun
  1. metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil
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