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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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The glam rock touch of the new Alcina limited edition with the metallically shining Starisma star tops off the eye catcher effect.
I could hear her barking madly half a mile away as the baggage cart rattled metallically across the bleak asphalt tundra of the Whitehorse airport.
Hulot cleverly demonstrated that man's capacity for pleasure was suffering from increased constriction, and Mon Oncle poetically eulogized the folkway-fertile 'vieux cartier' that was its genetic genesis, Trafic, Tati's underrated ideological road movie, quietly adds that man, now metallically sealed off from the capacity for genuine experience, barely feels the loss any more.
The pieces which moved them were ballads simple in melody and theme, of bereavement and retribution and repentance metallically sung, blurred, emphasized by static or needle--disembodied voices blaring from the imitation wood cabinets or pebble-grain horn-mouths above the rapt faces, the gnarled slow hands long shaped to the imperious earth, lugubrious, harsh and sad.
This paper present the researches done to improve the burnishing operation using a device design and manufactured in our department that is using a metallically spherical head on a lather machine.