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metal/ˈmɛtl̟/noun
pluralmetals
metal
/ˈmɛtl̟/
noun
pluralmetals
Learner's definition of METAL  
: a substance (such as gold, tin, or copper) that usually has a shiny appearance, is a good conductor of electricity and heat, can be melted, and is usually capable of being shaped
[noncount]
[count]
— often used before another noun
— see also heavy metal, sheet metal, precious metal at precious

put the pedal to the metal

— see 1pedal
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