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noun 1. any of various meshlike laths of metal for plastering. 2. nondecorative interior metalwork for supporting lighting fixtures, dropped ceilings, etc.
[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, […]
[muh-tal-ik] /məˈtæl ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or consisting of metal. 2. of the nature of or suggesting metal, as in luster, resonance, or hardness: metallic green; a harsh metallic sound. 3. Chemistry. noun 4. Textiles. /mɪˈtælɪk/ adjective 1. of, concerned with, or consisting of metal or a metal 2. suggestive of a metal: […]
1. variant of : metalliferous.