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hot metal


a    metallic type cast into shape in the molten state  
b    (as modifier)  
hot-metal printing     
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a    any of a number of chemical elements, such as iron or copper, that are often lustrous ductile solids, have basic oxides, form positive ions, and are good conductors of heat and electricity  
b    an alloy, such as brass or steel, containing one or more of these elements  
2      (Printing)   type made of metal  
3    the substance of glass in a molten state or as the finished product  
4       short for       road metal  
5    Informal      short for       heavy metal       1  
6      (Navy)  
a    the total weight of projectiles that can be shot by a ship's guns at any one time  
b    the total weight or number of a ship's guns  
7      (Astronomy)   any element heavier than helium,   (Also called)    heavy element  
8      (Heraldry)   gold or silver  
9    pl   the rails of a railway  
10    made of metal  
      vb   , -als, -alling, -alled  
     (U.S.)   , -als, -aling, -aled   tr  
11    to fit or cover with metal  
12    to make or mend (a road) with road metal  
     (C13: from Latin metallum mine, product of a mine, from Greek metallon)  
  metalled      adj  
  metal-like      adj  

alkali metal  
      n   any of the monovalent metals lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, caesium, and francium, belonging to group 1A of the periodic table. They are all very reactive and electropositive  
antifriction metal  
      n      another name for       white metal  
Babbitt metal  
      n   any of a number of alloys originally based on tin, antimony, and copper but now often including lead: used esp. in bearings,   (Sometimes shortened to)    Babbitt  
     (C19: named after Isaac Babbitt (1799--1862), American inventor)  
base metal  
      n   any of certain common metals such as copper, lead, zinc, and tin, as distinct from the precious metals, gold, silver, and platinum  
bell metal  
      n   an alloy of copper and tin, with some zinc and lead, used in casting bells  
Britannia metal  
      n   an alloy of low melting point consisting of tin with 5--10 per cent antimony, 1--3 per cent copper, and sometimes small quantities of zinc, lead, or bismuth: used for decorative purposes and for bearings  
Dutch metal   , gold  
      n   a substitute for gold leaf, consisting of thin sheets of copper that have been turned yellow by exposure to the fumes of molten zinc  
expanded metal  
      n   an open mesh of metal produced by stamping out alternating slots in a metal sheet and stretching it into an open pattern. It is used for reinforcing brittle or friable materials and in fencing  
filler metal  
      n   metal supplied in the form of a welding rod, sometimes flux coated, melted by an arc or a flame into a joint between components to be joined  
fusible metal   , alloy  
      n   any of various alloys with low melting points that contain bismuth, lead, and tin. They are used as solders and in safety devices  
heavy metal  
a    a type of rock music characterized by a strong beat and amplified instrumental effects, often with violent, nihilistic, and misogynistic lyrics  
b    (as modifier)  
a heavy-metal band     
2    a metal with a high specific gravity  
3      (Military)   large guns or shot  
hot metal  
a    metallic type cast into shape in the molten state  
b    (as modifier)  
hot-metal printing     
magnolia metal  
      n     (Engineering)   an alloy used for bearings, consisting largely of lead (up to 80 per cent) and antimony, with the addition of smaller quantities of iron and tin  
metal.   , metall.  
      abbrev. for  
1    metallurgical  
2    metallurgy  
metal detector  
      n   a device that gives an audible or visual signal when its search head comes close to a metallic object embedded in food, buried in the ground, etc.  
metal spraying  
      n   a process in which a layer of one metal is sprayed onto another in the molten state  
metal tape  
      n   a magnetic recording tape coated with pure iron rather than iron oxide or chromedioxide: it gives enhanced recording quality  
misch metal  
      n   an alloy of cerium and other rare earth metals, used esp. as a flint in cigarette lighters  
     (C20: from German Mischmetall, from mischen to mix)  
Monel metal   , Monell metal  
      n   Trademark   any of various silvery corrosion-resistant alloys containing copper (28 per cent), nickel (67 per cent), and smaller quantities of such metals as iron, manganese, and aluminium  
     (C20: named after A. Monell (died 1921), president of the International Nickel Co., New York, which introduced the alloys)  
Muntz metal  
      n   a type of brass consisting of three parts copper and two parts zinc, used in casting and extrusion  
     (C19: named after G. F. Muntz (1794--1857), English metallurgist)  
parent metal  
      n     (Engineering, metallurgy)   the metal of components that are being welded by a molten filler metal  
platinum metal  
      n   any of the group of precious metallic elements consisting of ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, iridium, and platinum  
precious metal  
      n   any of the metals gold, silver, or platinum  
road metal  
      n   crushed rock, broken stone, etc., used to construct a road  
sheet metal  
      n   metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil  
speculum metal  
      n   a white hard brittle corrosion-resistant alloy of copper (55--70 per cent) and tin with smaller amounts of other metals. It takes a high polish and is used for mirrors, lamp reflectors, ornamental ware, etc.  
terbium metal  
      n     (Chem)   any of a group of related lanthanides, including terbium, europium, and gadolinium  
thrash metal  
      n   a type of very fast, very loud rock music that combines elements of heavy metal and punk rock,   (Often shortened to)    thrash  
type metal  
      n     (Printing)   an alloy of tin, lead, and antimony, from which type is cast  
white metal  
      n   any of various alloys, such as Babbitt metal, used for bearings,   (Also called)    antifriction metal  
yellow metal  
1    a type of brass having about 60 per cent copper and 40 per cent zinc  
2       another name for       gold  
yttrium metal  
      n     (Chem)   any one of a group of elements including yttrium and the related lanthanides, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutecium  

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hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
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