- (of a metal element) being in the free or uncombined state: metallic iron.
- containing or yielding metal.
- a yarn or fiber made partly or entirely of metal and having a metallic appearance.
- a fabric made of such a yarn or fiber.
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The panels’ daubed surfaces gleam congenially toward Mougne’s metallic figures.In the galleries: Immersive exhibit explores a wonderland in blue|Mark Jenkins|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
A final sintering process heats up the material and creates a solid metallic structure.Cobra 3D-printed its limited-edition putter with stainless steel|Stan Horaczek|December 1, 2020|Popular Science
Astronomers have since discovered planets where 10,000 mile-per-hour winds whip up metallic storm clouds that rain molten iron.There Could Be 300 Million (or More) Earth-Like Planets in Our Galaxy|Jason Dorrier|November 8, 2020|Singularity Hub
Impractically high pressures are needed to squash hydrogen into a metallic lattice.Room-Temperature Superconductivity Achieved for the First Time|Charlie Wood|October 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
For example, researchers have used it to switch materials between insulating and metallic behavior, to control magnetic properties, and to trigger superconductivity.
Her very first sculpture, a metallic chrome unicorn aptly titled “Space Oracle,” sits on a pedestal directly in front.
The blast was a stupefying white flash followed by a body-shaking howl, and it was the cue for a maelstrom of metallic shrieks.Shocked by Ukraine Violence, NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin|Leo Cendrowicz|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With Perl in particular, a former makeup artist, there is a sultriness to her metallic eye shadow and her painted lips.The Sisterhood of Bulletproof Stockings: It’s Ladies’ Night for Hasidic Rockers|Emily Shire|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Iconic looks include the metallic and asymmetrical bodysuits from the Aladdin Sane tour, the ice-blue suit from the Life on Mars?
He eschews acid-etched bottles and labels with metallic-based inks.
"Garnache," came the other's crisp, metallic voice, and the name had a sound as of an oath on his lips.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The floating lights of England are illuminated by means of lamps with metallic reflectors, on what is styled the catoptric system.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Now only the image-forming silver bromide particles remain, and these have been transformed to metallic silver.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
At last I caught what you may call in distinct glimpses of sound dulled metallic sound.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It was a well-trained voice, but metallic, and her high notes had in them the cry of a wild animal.Tiger Cat|David H. Keller