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See definition of metallic on Dictionary.com
  • adj.made of metal
  • adj.suggestive of metal in sound

synonyms for metallic

  • golden
  • silvery
  • iron
  • mineral
  • fusible
  • geologic
  • hard
  • leaden
  • metallurgic
  • ory
  • rocklike
  • stannic
  • tinny
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The panels’ daubed surfaces gleam congenially toward Mougne’s metallic figures.
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A final sintering process heats up the material and creates a solid metallic structure.
COBRA 3D-PRINTED ITS LIMITED-EDITION PUTTER WITH STAINLESS STEELSTAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Astronomers have since discovered planets where 10,000 mile-per-hour winds whip up metallic storm clouds that rain molten iron.
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Impractically high pressures are needed to squash hydrogen into a metallic lattice.
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For example, researchers have used it to switch materials between insulating and metallic behavior, to control magnetic properties, and to trigger superconductivity.
ALCHEMY ARRIVES IN A BURST OF LIGHTPHILIP BALLSEPTEMBER 30, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
"Garnache," came the other's crisp, metallic voice, and the name had a sound as of an oath on his lips.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The floating lights of England are illuminated by means of lamps with metallic reflectors, on what is styled the catoptric system.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Now only the image-forming silver bromide particles remain, and these have been transformed to metallic silver.
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At last I caught what you may call in distinct glimpses of sound dulled metallic sound.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
It was a well-trained voice, but metallic, and her high notes had in them the cry of a wild animal.
TIGER CATDAVID H. KELLER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO METALLIC

  • acute
  • argute
  • blaring
  • blatant
  • cacophonous
  • clanging
  • clangorous
  • deafening
  • discordant
  • ear-piercing
  • earsplitting
  • high
  • metallic
  • noisy
  • penetrating
  • piercing
  • piping
  • raucous
  • screeching
  • sharp
  • strident
  • thin
  • treble
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.