Metalline meaning

mĕtl-ĭn, -īn
Of, resembling, or having the properties of a metal.
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Containing metal ions.
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Resembling metal; metallic.
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Containing metal or metallic salts.
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(chemistry, dated) A substance of variable composition, but resembling a soft, dark-coloured metal, used in the bearings of machines to reduce friction, and as a substitute for lubricants.
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(chemistry) Relating to, or resembling, a metal; metallic.

Metalline properties.

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Impregnated with metallic salts; chalybeate.

Metalline water.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of metalline

  • metal +"Ž -ine?

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