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 Meanings and Examples of METAL
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metal
 n.  solid shiny mineral substance which can be shaped by pressure and used for passing an electric current
Classic Sentence: (83 in 6 pages)
1  At that instant there was a sharp click, the jangling of metal, and Sherlock Holmes sprang to his feet again.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2  Always I hear corrupt murmurs; the chink of gold and metal.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
3  He had bracelets of gold upon his arms, and a broad collar of the same precious metal around his neck.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  A golden chain, to which was attached a small reliquary of the same metal, hung round her neck.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  Out of the black shadows there glimmered little red circles of light, now bright, now faint, as the burning poison waxed or waned in the bowls of the metal pipes.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
6  As I opened my door I seemed to hear a low whistle, such as my sister described, and a few moments later a clanging sound, as if a mass of metal had fallen.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
7  Suddenly there was the momentary gleam of a light up in the direction of the ventilator, which vanished immediately, but was succeeded by a strong smell of burning oil and heated metal.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
8  The ceiling of this small chamber is really the end of the descending piston, and it comes down with the force of many tons upon this metal floor.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
9  The panel had closed again behind me, but the crash of the lamp, and a few moments afterwards the clang of the two slabs of metal, told me how narrow had been my escape.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
10  Our gas was lit and shone on the white cloth and glimmer of china and metal, for the table had not been cleared yet.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
11  From within he produced a crumpled piece of paper, an old-fashioned brass key, a peg of wood with a ball of string attached to it, and three rusty old disks of metal.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
12  It was a linen bag which contained within it a mass of old rusted and discoloured metal and several dull-coloured pieces of pebble or glass.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
13  Several discs of metal, old coins apparently, such as I hold here, were scattered over the bottom of the box, but it contained nothing else.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
14  I could understand his regarding it as of small importance when I looked at it, for the metal was almost black and the stones lustreless and dull.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
15  The metal work was in the form of a double ring, but it had been bent and twisted out of its original shape.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
Example Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
16  By accident he touched the hot metal, and yanked his hand away with a cry of pain.
17  I glued a piece of wood on to the metal.
18  When the temperature reaches melting point, the metal runs off as a liquid and flows into special modules.
19  A doctor used a probe to remove metal fragments from a wound.
20  The profits rise was achieved against a backdrop of falling metal prices.
21  A safety pin has a metal covering over the pointed end.
22  That stick has a metal tip.
23  She has built these scraps of metal into a sculpture.
24  The metal is used extensively in the construction industry, for electrical wiring and copper pipes are used for plumbing.
25  The carpenter shut the workshop door, sliding the heavy metal bolt into place.
26  But, on rare occasions, microscopic metal particles can lead to a short circuit within the cell, causing overheating and potentially flames.
27  All the metal parts will be made in their forge.
28  On my locker is a stack of books that fills the space between the lower and upper metal boxes.
29  Gold is a malleable metal, easily shaped into bracelets and rings.
30  You can fell heat is going to radiate from the metal box.