How to use precious metal in a sentence
Like most precious metals, gold was created after the Big Bang in the hearts of stars in a process called nuclear fusion.
Other precious metals and rare-earth metals crucial to modern tech are also spurring an arms race in the Arctic, with Russia, China and the United States vying for an advantage.
The scientific community knows that there are giant asteroids invaluably rich in gold, platinum, nickel, and other precious metals.The Game Has Changed: Why We Need New Rules for Space Exploration | Peter Cabral | March 3, 2021 | Singularity Hub
After fueling a manic GameStop rally that led one hedge fund to post a 53% loss in January, day traders are now bidding up precious metals.
Asteroids also have significant resources, particularly precious metals that could be used for in-space manufacturing.A dollar can’t buy you a cup of coffee but that’s what NASA intends to pay for some moon rocks | Christian Davenport | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
And yet here you are, looking at a glass of amber liquid that is worth its weight in a precious metal.One Percent Shots! Testing Leona, DeLeon’s $825 Bottle of Tequila | Daniel Gross | November 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Peter held in his hand the precious metal, with the water and blood still rusted upon it.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Afterwards, however, I made use of the precious metal in a very practical manner, but of this more hereafter.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont | Louis de Rougemont
A period cannot be imagined when the precious metal will be exhausted.The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2) | John West
Silver hardly counted in view of the deluge of the more precious metal.South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady
The same man took a specimen of the precious metal and showed it at San Francisco.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier
British Dictionary definitions for precious metal
any of the metals gold, silver, or platinum
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