metalline

[met-l-in, -ahyn]
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adjective

containing one or more metals or metallic salts.

Nearby words

  1. metallic soap,
  2. metallic wood-boring beetle,
  3. metallicize,
  4. metallide,
  5. metalliferous,
  6. metallist,
  7. metallize,
  8. metallo-,
  9. metallo-organic,
  10. metallocene

Origin of metalline

1425–75; late Middle English metalline < Medieval Latin metallīnus of metal. See metal, -ine1

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British Dictionary definitions for metalline

metalline

adjective

of, resembling, or relating to metals
containing metals or metal ions
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