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Origin of heavy metal
OTHER WORDS FROM heavy metalheav·y-met·al, adjective
Words nearby heavy metal
Example sentences from the Web for heavy metal
He liked to listen to heavy-metal music and eat pastries at a local bakery.Mother of Los Angeles’ Alleged Arsonist Had a Wild Life|Christine Pelisek|January 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The first rule of an EOD solider is to try and stay in your vehicle, the heavy-metal womb that protects you from explosions.
So Orede stayed uninhabited until a hunting party, shooting wild cattle, found an outcropping of heavy-metal ore.This World Is Taboo|Murray Leinster
So Orede stayed uninhabited until a hunting-party shooting wild cattle found an outcropping of heavy-metal ore.Pariah Planet|Murray Leinster
The great hydroelectric dams, the hundreds of steam turbines, the heavy-metal atomic reactors—all useless for power purposes.Unwise Child|Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for heavy metal
- a type of rock music characterized by a strong beat and amplified instrumental effects, sometimes with violent, or nihilistic lyrics
- (as modifier)a heavy-metal band