metal fume fever n.
An occupational disease caused by inhalation of particles and fumes of metallic oxides and characterized by malarialike symptoms.
[met-l-hed] /ˈmɛt lˌhɛd/ noun 1. Slang. a fan of heavy metal music; headbanger.
- Metal head
noun A devotee of heavy-metal rock music: The standard uniform of the metal-head is Led Zeppelin T-shirt, jeans, shoulder-length hair (1970s+)
[met-l] /ˈmɛt l/ noun 1. any of a class of elementary substances, as gold, silver, or copper, all of which are crystalline when solid and many of which are characterized by opacity, ductility, conductivity, and a unique luster when freshly fractured. 2. Chemistry. 3. an alloy or mixture composed wholly or partly of such substances, […]
[met-uh-ling-gwis-tik] /ˌmɛt ə lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to metalinguistics or a metalanguage.