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  ( metals    plural  ) Metal is a hard substance such as iron, steel, gold, or lead.      n-mass  
...pieces of furniture in wood, metal and glass..., He hit his head against a metal bar.     
    base metal  


base metal        ( base metals    plural  ) A base metal is a metal such as copper, zinc, tin, or lead that is not a precious metal.      n-var  
  (Antonym: precious metal)   
heavy metal        ( heavy metals    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Heavy metal is a type of very loud rock music with a fast beat.  
oft N n  
...a German heavy metal band named The Scorpions.     
2       n-count   A heavy metal is a metallic element with a high density. Many heavy metals are poisonous.     (TECHNICAL)  
precious metal        ( precious metals    plural  ) A precious metal is a valuable metal such as gold or silver.      n-var  
sheet metal     
Sheet metal is metal which has been made into thin sheets.      n-uncount  
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n.
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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