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Heavy Metal: Rock style that gained popularity in the 1970s, characterized by simple, repetitive ideas and loud, distorted instrumental solos.
Metallurgy: The science explaining the properties, behavior and internal structure of metals.
Metals (Implant): Strong and relatively ductile substances that provide electropositive ions to a corrosive environment and can be polished to a high luster, characterized by metallic atomic bonding. Most oft . . . View Full Definition
Metallophone: Percussion instrument consisting of tuned metal bars, usually struck with a mallet.
Metalloid: An element with both metallic and nonmetallic properties. Examples are silicon, arsenic, and germanium.
Metallic Bond: The principal atomic bond that holds metals together.
Alkali Metal: The Group 1 elements, lithium (Li), sodium (Na), potassium (K), rubidium (Rb), cesium (Cs), and francium (Fr) react with cold water for form strongly alkaline hydroxide solutions, and are re . . . View Full Definition
Metallics: A class of paints that include metal flakes in their composition.
Native Metal: A natural deposit of a metallic element in pure metallic form, neither oxidized nor combined with sulfur or other elements.
Nickel Metal-Hybrid (NiMH): A type of rechargeable battery that can be recharged many times. Nimh batteries provide sufficient power to run digital cameras and flashes.
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Malty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produces sensations reminiscent of toasted grains.