Crossword Clue & Answers
25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword
We found 32 answers for the crossword clue 'Metallic element', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.
We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.
We have given Metallic element a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
Metallic element is a 2 word phrase featuring 16 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 28 October 2021 with the answer being ZINC, we also found ZINC to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
- Evening Standard Easy Crossword - 28 Oct 2021
- The Daily Mail Quick - 28 Oct 2021
- The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest - 4 Oct 2021
- Evening Standard Easy Crossword - 30 Aug 2021
- The Sun Cryptic - 9 Jul 2021
- The Daily Mail Quick - 25 Jun 2021
- The Daily Mail Quick - 31 May 2021
- Evening Standard Easy Crossword - 15 Apr 2021
- The Mirror Quick - 10 Mar 2021
- The Mirror Quick - 18 Nov 2020
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.
Metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
A golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
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"
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
Any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
Another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
A hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
Any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings
A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
A rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
A United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar
A hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
Silverware eating utensils
A soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
A soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal
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
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
A heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
Temperature measured by a mercury thermometer; "the mercury was falling rapidly"
A soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium
A white hard metallic element that is one of the platinum group and is found in platinum ores; used in alloys with platinum
A silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys
A hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing
A white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite
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
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
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)
A hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals
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
A soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite
A soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime
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