Lengua inglesa
1 any of a class of chemical elements with certain shared characteristic properties, most being shiny, malleable, ductile and good conductors of heat and electricity, and all (except mercury) being solid at room temperature.
2 road metal.
3 (metals) the rails of a railway.
4 colloq heavy metal music.
adjective made of, or mainly of, metal.
verb (metalled , metalling ; US metaled , metaling )
1 to fit or cover something with metal.
2 to make or mend (a road) with small, broken stones.
[13c: French, from Greek metallon mine]
metallic adjective
1 made of metal.
2 characteristic of or like metal, eg in sound or appearance.
metallically adverb .

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