METALLIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of METALLIC
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
metallic
 a.  of or pertaining to metal; of metal nature; resembling metal
Classic Sentence: (83 in 6 pages)
1  A big, loud man, with a stare, and a metallic laugh.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
2  Some of the neighbouring girls wore coloured ribbon for the same purpose, and sported metallic ornaments elsewhere; but if anyone suggested coloured ribbon and metallic ornaments to Eustacia Vye she laughed and went on.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
3  She looked at the sky overhead, and saw that the sapphirine hue of the zenith in spring and early summer had been replaced by a metallic violet.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 5 The Journey across the Heath
4  The leaves of the hollyhocks hung like half-closed umbrellas, the sap almost simmered in the stems, and foliage with a smooth surface glared like metallic mirrors.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 5 The Journey across the Heath
5  The metallic clang heard by Miss Stoner was obviously caused by her stepfather hastily closing the door of his safe upon its terrible occupant.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
6  The walls were of wood, but the floor consisted of a large iron trough, and when I came to examine it I could see a crust of metallic deposit all over it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
7  Then it grew louder, and suddenly there came from the window a sharp metallic snick.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
8  In his hand he carried what appeared to be a stick, but as he laid it down upon the floor it gave a metallic clang.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
9  The thing the Time Traveller held in his hand was a glittering metallic framework, scarcely larger than a small clock, and very delicately made.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In I
10  Only ragged vestiges of glass remained in its windows, and great sheets of the green facing had fallen away from the corroded metallic framework.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
11  But here and there were warped boards and cracked metallic clasps that told the tale well enough.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
12  The effect produced on Frome was rather of a complete absence of atmosphere, as though nothing less tenuous than ether intervened between the white earth under his feet and the metallic dome overhead.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
13  There were hurried stumbling steps in the upper hall, a pause and then more steps, weak dragging steps now, punctuated by metallic clankings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  An air of frankly metallic enterprise.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  She visioned the fire-box: flames turned to lemon and metallic gold as the coal-dust sifted over them; thin twisty flutters of purple, ghost flames which gave no light, slipping up between the dark banked coals.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
16  They poured the hot metal into the mould.
17  The impact of the stones made little dents in the metal.
18  The game involved throwing metal rings over a stick.
19  Aluminium is a kind of metal.
20  The machine can hammer out metal very thin.
21  When nuclear fuel is manufactured it is encased in metal cans.
22  By accident he touched the hot metal, and yanked his hand away with a cry of pain.
23  I glued a piece of wood on to the metal.
24  When the temperature reaches melting point, the metal runs off as a liquid and flows into special modules.
25  A doctor used a probe to remove metal fragments from a wound.
26  The profits rise was achieved against a backdrop of falling metal prices.
27  A safety pin has a metal covering over the pointed end.
28  That stick has a metal tip.
29  She has built these scraps of metal into a sculpture.
30  The metal is used extensively in the construction industry, for electrical wiring and copper pipes are used for plumbing.