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sheet metal

metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil

Sheet metal

A flat, rolled metal product, rectangular in cross section and formed with sheared, slit, or sawn edges.

sheet metal

[′shēt ‚med·əl]
(metallurgy)
Thin sections of metal formed by rolling hot metal and usually less than 0.25 inch (6.35 millimeters) thick; when thicker than 0.25 inch, called plate.

sheet metal

A flat, rolled metal product, rectangular in cross section and form, of thickness between 0.006 and 0.249 in. (0.015 and 6.32 cm), with sheared, slit, or sawn edges.
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