Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun metal

2 senses of metal

Sense 1
metallic element, metal -- (any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.)
       => chemical element, element -- (any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter)

Sense 2
alloy, metal -- (a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper")
       => mixture -- ((chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb metal

1 sense of metal

Sense 1
metal -- (cover with metal)
       => coat, surface -- (put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate")

Antonyms of adj metal

1 sense of metal

Sense 1
metallic (vs. nonmetallic), metal (prenominal) -- (containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce)


Similarity of adj metal

1 sense of metal

Sense 1
metallic (vs. nonmetallic), metal (prenominal) -- (containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce)
       => all-metal -- (consisting completely of metal; "all-metal airplanes")
       => aluminiferous -- (containing alum or aluminum)
       => antimonial -- (containing antimony; "antimonial lead")
       => argentiferous -- (containing or yielding silver; "argentiferous ore")
       => auriferous, gold-bearing -- (containing gold; "auriferous quartz veins")
       => bimetal, bimetallic -- (formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together)
       => bronze -- (made from or consisting of bronze)
       => gold, golden, gilded -- (made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons")
       => metallike, metal-looking, metallic-looking -- (resembling metal)
       => silver -- (made from or largely consisting of silver; "silver bracelets")
       => tinny -- (thin and metallic in sound; lacking resonance; "an unpleasant tinny voice")

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