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metalwork

[ met-l-wurk ]

noun

  1. objects made of metal.


metalwork

/ ˈmɛtəlˌwɜːk /

noun

  1. the craft of working in metal
  2. work in metal or articles made from metal


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Other Words From

  • metal·worker noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of metalwork1

First recorded in 1840–50; metal + work
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Example Sentences

Wang and He say that their technique is useful for sculpting liquid metals into useful structures—a form of metalwork capable of attaining fine features.

It was well cleaned; its lamps and other metalwork shone brilliantly; it was a very handsome vehicle.

Something to do with metalwork, aluminum, something like that, I believe.

At Amiens is an example dating from 1526,—a long life for a piece of metalwork in so exposed a position.

There was a grating of chairs, and presently appeared the grinning face of one of the art-metalwork pupils.

Sixteen feet from bow to stern, its new coat of white was satin smooth, and its metalwork gleamed in the morning sun.

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