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Definition 1: any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc. - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for metallic element in the sense of this definition

(metallic element is a kind of ...) 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

(... is a kind of metallic element ) any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead

(... is a kind of metallic element ) an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a white hard metallic element that is one of the platinum group and is found in platinum ores; used in alloys with platinum

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group; burns in air and reacts violently in water; occurs in carnallite and lepidolite and pollucite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group; it is found associated with platinum

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a grey lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group; is used in special alloys; occurs in monazite and bastnasite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group having no stable isotope; was discovered in radioactive form as a fission product of uranium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive metallic element that is similar to tellurium and bismuth; occurs in uranium ores but can be produced by bombarding bismuth with neutrons in a nuclear reactor

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive transuranic metallic element; found in trace amounts in uranium ores; a by-product of the production of plutonium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)

(... is a kind of metallic element ) any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)

"the hydroxides of the alkali metals are strongly alkaline"

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a crystalline metallic element not found in nature; occurs as one of the fission products of uranium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding americium with helium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) any metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a metal that is common and not considered precious

"lead, iron, copper, tin, and zinc are base metals"

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; usually occurs in association with yttrium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey

"the children were playing with lead soldiers"

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a grey tetravalent metallic element that resembles zirconium chemically and is found in zirconium minerals; used in filaments for its ready emission of electrons

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons

(... is a kind of metallic element ) a metal of relatively high density (specific gravity greater than about 5) or of high relative atomic weight (especially one that is poisonous like mercury or lead)

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