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metal in sheets or thin plates.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of sheet metal
First recorded in 1905–10
OTHER WORDS FROM sheet metalsheet-metal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sheet metal
metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil
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