METALLIC's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of metallic
Definition:
a. of or pertaining to metal; of metal nature; resembling metal
Example:
The carriers in metallic conductors are electrons, and they all carry the same negative charge.
Sentence in Classic:
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 Context
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 Context
The gun rang out with a deafening metallic roar, and a whistling grenade flew above the heads of our troops below the hill and fell far short of the enemy, a little smoke showing the spot where it burst.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They did not drag her away at once, but sang with her for a long time and then at last dragged her off, and behind the scenes something metallic was struck three times and everyone knelt down and sang a prayer.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As if responding to them but with a different sort of merriment, the metallic sound of the bells reverberated high above and the hot rays of the sun bathed the top of the opposite slope with yet another sort of merriment.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Somewhere high overhead, probably on the tower, I heard the voice of the Count calling in his harsh, metallic whisper.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
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 Context
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 Context
It consisted of a multitude of dull scratches which produced a metallic sound, as if claws and teeth were gnawing at the copper wire.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It was in the Villa Margherita, by the palms of the Charleston Battery and the metallic harbor, that her aloofness melted.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
The thunder was loud and metallic, like the rattle of sheet iron, and the lightning broke in great zigzags across the heavens, making everything stand out and come close to us for a moment.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context