Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
metal

24 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 20 answers for the crossword clue metal. We last saw the 'metal' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Monday, 21 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
  • A mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
  • Cover with metal
  • Containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

TIN

Metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour

4 Letters

GOLD

Great wealth; "Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold"--Ben Jonson

HAIR

A filamentous projection or process on an organism

IRON

A golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

LEAD

The playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"

ZINC

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

5 Letters

ALLOY

Make an alloy of

HEAVY

A serious (or tragic) role in a play

STEEL

Cover, plate, or edge with steel

6 Letters

CHROME

Another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments

COPPER

Uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

NICKEL

A United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar

SILVER

Silverware eating utensils

7 Letters

BRUSHED

Touched lightly in passing; grazed against; "of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one"

MERCURY

Temperature measured by a mercury thermometer; "the mercury was falling rapidly"

8 Letters

METALLIC

A yarn made partly or entirely of metal

PLATINUM

A heavy precious metallic element; grey-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits

TITANIUM

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

9 Letters

ALUMINIUM

A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite

15 Letters

METALLICELEMENT

Any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

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