[met-l-if-er-uh s] /ˌmɛt lˈɪf ər əs/
containing or yielding metal.
containing a high concentration of metallic elements: a metalliferous ore
[met-l-in, -ahyn] /ˈmɛt l ɪn, -ˌaɪn/ adjective 1. . 2. containing one or more metals or salts. /ˈmɛtəˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. of, resembling, or relating to metals 2. containing metals or metal ions
[met-l-ist] /ˈmɛt l ɪst/ noun 1. . [met-l-ist] /ˈmɛt l ɪst/ noun 1. a person who works with . 2. a person who advocates the use of metallic money exclusively, instead of paper money. /ˈmɛtəlɪst/ noun 1. a person who works with metals 2. a person who advocates a system of currency based on a […]
1. a combining form representing metal, in compound words: metallography. combining form 1. denoting metal: metallography, metalloid, metallurgy metallo- or metall- pref. Metal: metalloenzyme.
[met-l-ahyz] /ˈmɛt lˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), metallized, metallizing. 1. . [met-l-ahyz] /ˈmɛt lˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), metalized, metalizing. 1. to make metallic; give the characteristics of to. 2. to cover or coat (a or nonmetal object or structure) with . /ˈmɛtəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make metallic or to coat or treat with […]