• Chemical elements or alloys, and the mines where their ores come from.
  • A light tincture used in a coat of arms, specifically argent (white or silver) and or (gold).
  • Molten glass that is to be blown or moulded to form objects.
  • A category of rock music encompassing a number of genres (including thrash metal, death metal, heavy metal, etc.) characterized by strong drum-beats and distorted guitars.
  • The substance that constitutes something or someone; matter; hence, character or temper.
  • The effective power or calibre of guns carried by a vessel of war.
  • The rails of a railway.
  • The actual airline operating a flight, rather than any of the codeshare operators.


  • Characterized by strong drum-beats and distorted guitars.
  • Having the emotional or social characteristics associated with metal music; brash, bold, frank, unyielding, etc.


  • To make a road using crushed rock, stones etc.


Opposite words


  • From Middle English metal, a borrowing from Old French metal, from Latin metallum ("metal, mine, quarry, mineral"), itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek μέταλλον ("mine, quarry, metal").

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