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metallic

1. of, concerned with, or consisting of metal or a metal
2. Chem (of a metal element) existing in the free state rather than in combination

metallic

[mə′tal·ik]
(optics)
Having a brilliant mineral luster characteristic of metals.
(science and technology)
Pertaining to metals.
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According to Datasweep, Metallic Power will use the suite to "aggregate and analyze detailed production information and data received from fuel cells in their destination sites.
The gulf is even wider where sports and convertible models are concerned, where the differential can be as much as pounds 4,000 - a staggering 800 per cent return on investment for the original buyer who probably only paid around pounds 500 for a metallic finish in the first place
Nagoya Metallic, established in May last year, has 13,000 subscribers.
If you rank materials for how springy they are, metallic glasses are off the chart," says Hufnagel.
Young children, who often play on the floor where metallic mercury may have been spilled, are particularly at risk for effects on the central nervous system.
In addition to being used to provide glossy and shiny effects to products, metallic pigments are popular because they have the ability to enhance the visual effects of products.
The high street has a number of garments finished with a metallic effect, from leather skirts to knitted sweaters and even lurex dresses.
With a commitment to technology and service, ECKART has developed a reputation for developing the most innovative metallic and special effect ink products for the graphic arts industry.
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What's more, as the flagship for a whole new class of materials, glassy steel also may spur interest in other glassy metals, which are also known as metallic glasses.
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Go for one of today's trendiest colours and you'll almost certainly end up paying a premium according to experts at Glass's Information Services which says a popular metallic paint finish can make a good quality second hand car so desirable that dealers will pay extra to take it as a trade in, and load the price when they sell it on.