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noun

metal in sheets or thin plates.

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Origin of sheet metal

First recorded in 1905–10

OTHER WORDS FROM sheet metal

sheet-metal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sheet metal

sheet metal

noun

metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil
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