[met-l-oid] /ˈmɛt lˌɔɪd/
a nonmetal that in combination with a metal forms an alloy.
an element that has both metallic and nonmetallic properties, as arsenic, silicon, or boron.
of or relating to a metalloid.
resembling both a metal and a nonmetal.
a nonmetallic element, such as arsenic or silicon, that has some of the properties of a metal
of or being a metalloid
resembling a metal
noun a fear of metal
[muh-tal-uh-fohn] /məˈtæl əˌfoʊn/ noun 1. any musical instrument consisting of a graduated series of metal bars that may either be struck by hammers operated manually or played with a keyboard. /mɛˈtæləˌfəʊn/ noun 1. any of various musical instruments consisting of tuned metal bars struck with a hammer, such as the glockenspiel
metalloprotein me·tal·lo·pro·tein (mĭ-tāl’ō-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn) n. A protein containing a metal ion within its structure.
metalloporphyrin me·tal·lo·por·phy·rin (mĭ-tāl’ō-pôr’fə-rĭn) n. A compound, such as heme, formed by the combination of a porphyrin with a metal.