metal vs medal

metal medal

Definitions

  • 1) Molten glass that is to be blown or moulded to form objects
  • 2) Crushed rock, stones etc. used to make a road.
  • 3) Any material with similar physical properties, such as an alloy.
  • 4) Any of a number of chemical elements in the periodic table that form a metallic bond with other metal atoms; generally shiny, somewhat malleable and hard, often a conductor of heat and electricity.
  • 5) heraldry A light tincture used in a coat of arms, specifically argent and or.
  • 6) music A category of rock music encompassing a number of genres (including thrash metal, death metal, heavy metal, etc.) characterized by strong, fast drum-beats and distorted guitars.
  • 7) An alloy of two or more metallic elements.
  • 8) An object made of metal.
  • 9) Printing Type made of metal.
  • 10) Any of a category of electropositive elements that usually have a shiny surface, are generally good conductors of heat and electricity, and can be melted or fused, hammered into thin sheets, or drawn into wires. Typical metals form salts with nonmetals, basic oxides with oxygen, and alloys with one another.
  • 11) Molten cast iron.
  • 12) Basic character; mettle.
  • 13) Molten glass, especially when used in glassmaking.
  • 14) Music Heavy metal.
  • 15) Broken stones used for road surfaces or railroad beds.
  • 16) (Metal.) a very fusible alloy, usually consisting of bismuth with lead, tin, or cadmium.
  • 17) (Old Chem.) an alloy resembling brass, consisting of three parts of copper to one of zinc; -- also called Prince Rupert's metal.
  • 18) Courage; spirit; mettle. See Mettle.
  • 19) an alloy for sheathing and other purposes, consisting of about sixty per cent of copper, and forty of zinc. Sometimes a little lead is added. It is named from the inventor.
  • 20) engraving The rails of a railroad.
  • 21) Glass in a state of fusion.
  • 22) (Chem.) any one of the metals, as iron, lead, etc., which are readily tarnished or oxidized, in contrast with the noble metals. In general, a metal of small value, as compared with gold or silver.
  • 23) The broken stone used in macadamizing roads and ballasting railroads.
  • 24) (Chem.) the metallic elements of the alkali and alkaline earth groups, as sodium, lithium, calcium, magnesium, etc.; also, sometimes, the metals of the earths, as aluminium.
  • 25) (Chem.) the metallic elements not included in the groups of the alkalies, alkaline earths, or the earths; specifically, the heavy metals, as gold, mercury, platinum, lead, silver, etc.
  • 26) The substance of which anything is made; material; hence, constitutional disposition; character; temper.
  • 27) The effective power or caliber of guns carried by a vessel of war.
  • 28) Ore from which a metal is derived; -- so called by miners.
  • 29) (Chem.) An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic rather than acid properties, as contrasted with the nonmetals, or metalloids. No sharp line can be drawn between the metals and nonmetals, and certain elements partake of both acid and basic qualities, as chromium, manganese, bismuth, etc.
  • 30) obsolete A mine from which ores are taken.
  • 31) In heraldry, one of the two tinctures or and argent—that is, gold and silver.
  • 32) Materials for roads; especially, the broken stones used as ballasting on a road-bed or railway.
  • 33) plural A general name for coal-bearing strata.
  • 34) A metallic alloy used for the production, by casting in iron or brass molds, of cheap ornamental articles to be electroplated, usually consisting of lead and tin hardened by antimony, with occasional addition of other metals.
  • 35) Cast-iron.
  • 36) That of which anything is composed; formative material; hence, constitution; intrinsic quality, as of a person.
  • 37) The aggregate number, mass, or effective power of the guns carried by a ship of war.
  • 38) Courage; spirit; mettle. In this sense now always mettle.
  • 39) The material of glass, pottery, etc., in a state of fusion.
  • 40) An elementary substance, or one which in the present state of chemical science is undecompos able, and which possesses opacity, luster of a peculiar kind (commonly called metallic, because very characteristic of the metals), conductivity for heat and electricity, and plasticity, or capability of being drawn, squeezed, or hammered with change of shape but no loss of continuity.
  • 41) In printing and type-founding See type-metal.
  • 42) plural The rails of a railway.
  • 43) Hard rock; whin or igneous rock.
  • 44) To cover or surface (a roadbed, for example) with broken stones.
  • 45) To cover with metal

Definitions

  • 1) A stamped metal disc used as a personal ornament, a charm, or a religious object.
  • 2) A stamped or cast metal object (usually a disc), particularly one awarded as a prize or reward.
  • 3) A flat piece of metal stamped with a design or an inscription commemorating an event or a person, often given as an award.
  • 4) A piece of metal stamped with a religious device, used as an object of veneration or commemoration.
  • 5) A piece of metal in the form of a coin, struck with a device, and intended to preserve the remembrance of a notable event or an illustrious person, or to serve as a reward.
  • 6) A piece of metal, usually circular in form, bearing devices (types) and inscriptions, struck or cast to commemorate a person, an institution, or an event, and distinguished from a coin by not being intended to serve as a medium of exchange.
  • 7) A small metal badge, usually with a ribbon attached, presented for distinguished service.
  • 8) sports To win a medal.
  • 9) To win a medal, as in a sports contest.
  • 10) To award a medal to.
  • 11) To honor or reward with a medal.

Examples

  • 1) The women had worn heavy metal belts that were blamed if the alarms sounded.
  • 2) But the treats are supposed to be subjected to a metal detector before leaving the factory.
  • 3) Precious metals miners joined the rally as gold rose against a weaker dollar.
  • 4) His presence has been compared to an opera fan discovering heavy metal.
  • 5) Miners of the precious metal followed suit.
  • 6) Heavy metal bands and extended guitar riffs are likely to get these sorts rocking.
  • 7) Salt is not a precious metal.
  • 8) Other metals were worked hard, too.
  • 9) metal detectors are already in place and the men weren't found to have offensive weapons.
  • 10) In a gesture that life must go on, the management has decided not to install metal detectors.
  • 11) He was left a heavy metal team by a heavy metal manager.
  • 12) They have been shot through the head with metal bolts.
  • 13) They are to narrative what gold is to metal.
  • 14) Parts of the metal were covered in blood.
  • 15) Only iron and metals that contain it rust.
  • 16) Now light switches and door handles could be replaced with the metal and alloys such as brass.
  • 17) The museum is heavily guarded and all visitors have to pass through metal detectors.
  • 18) The precious metal is seen as a safe haven when times are tough.
  • 19) He once banned heavy metal music and its fans were arrested.
  • 20) The doctors told her that they had found a piece of metal in her head.
  • 21) One of her legs had been pulled right behind the metal bar.
  • 22) Relief from the surge in prices of copper and other metals will help business all over the world.
  • 23) The metal bands that slid around her arms and legs were fastened before she knew they were there.
  • 24) We had the trade in metals, copper and tin at a very early stage.
  • 25) And the smoke from fireworks also contains toxic metals, the chemicals that give fireworks their vivid colours.
  • 26) The largest contribution to the decrease came from the manufacture of basic metals, metal equipment and transport equipment.
  • 27) These contain a core of metal surrounded by hard rubber - no doubt they could cause a lot of damage if fired at close range.
  • 28) a charge of a metal must rest upon a field that is of a colour or fur; or, contrariwise, that a charge of a colour must rest on a field that is of a metal or fur, -- that is, that _metal be not on metal, nor colour on colour_.
  • 29) I. ii.313 (17,3) Thy honourable metal may be wrought/From what it is dispos'd] The best _metal_ or _temper_ may be worked into qualities contrary to its original constitution.
  • 30) So ultimately the difference in metal is unimportant compared to basic shooting skill.
  • 31) All the simple ideas that go to the complex one signified by the term metal, being nothing but what he before comprehended and signified by the name lead.
  • 32) Miss Siphax further explained that this was largely true of Egypt, where fine linen was combined in a most wonderful manner with what they term metal embroidery.
  • 33) After all, the science of naval construction in metal is in its infancy, and will be liable to error and mishap for some time to came.
  • 34) ‘Earthen materials like steel, metal and granite are hard to get these days.’
  • 35) ‘Known as shape-memory materials, they are metal alloys or polymers that accomplish similar feats in different ways.’
  • 36) ‘The result was a new, hard metal, Bessemer steel, ideal for rail-making.’
  • 37) ‘Reactive metals will react with nitric acid to give the metal nitrate and hydrogen gas.’
  • 38) ‘I tried an unlocking spell on my prison door, then kicking it with my dragora legs, but the solid metal door remained securely shut.’
  • 39) ‘Bronze rapidly became a very popular metal since it was harder and more durable than either copper or tin by itself.’
  • 40) ‘Common reductants are the active metals, hydrogen, hydrogen sulfide, carbon, carbon monoxide, and sulfurous acid.’
  • 41) ‘The thermal conductivity of this metal is, like electrical conductivity, determined largely by the free electrons.’
  • 42) ‘Pyrotechnicians started putting metal chlorides in the fireworks to produce a dazzling array of color.’
  • 43) ‘The second door, made of a shiny metal resembling stainless steel, had a cold, menacing look and feel to it.’
  • 44) ‘The door was made of metal and had long, vertical bars on it instead of solid metal like the other doors that could be found in the rest of the building.’
  • 45) ‘Plaster of Paris is widely used as a mold or model material in the metal and ceramic industries.’
  • 46) ‘She was the only girl in the class that could carry the big, solid metal poles by herself.’
  • 47) ‘It is the most ductile and malleable of all metals.’
  • 48) ‘Titanium exists in two allotropic forms, one of which is a dark gray, shiny metal.’
  • 49) ‘Anyway, amalgams are alloys that combine mercury and other metals in the periodic table.’
  • 50) ‘It's made of metal, polyvinyl chloride pipe, wire mesh netting, and wood.’
  • 51) ‘This award-winning site has a number of sections relating to alkaline earth metals, transition metals, other metals and metalloids.’
  • 52) ‘This shining metal was not raw iron but hard steel, which bent the softer wrought-iron blades of the Gauls.’
  • 53) ‘The ramp was metal, solid metal, and cold against Sekher's toes as they started up.’
  • 54) ‘In common with other specifications for road construction the contractors had to remove all ‘fixed stones’ from the bed on which road metal was laid.’
  • 55) ‘For all we knew they could have just been road metal.’
  • 56) ‘96 Drains were usually constructed 18 in. square and were built with lime-mortared masonry walls that supported flat slab stones beneath the road metal.’
  • 57) ‘A greater width and depth of road metal was used on roads closer to Aberdeen that carried a larger volume of traffic.’
  • 58) ‘The work includes blasting and crushing rock from a quarry and laying the road metal produced on the track and leveling the surface.’
  • 59) ‘The top of the Chamberlain's Brook is most accessible in a road metal quarry located south of Killigrews village and 7.0 km east of the intersection of Red Bridge Road with coastal Rte. 60.’
  • 60) ‘When I left the army I dived into metal and rock music headfirst.’
  • 61) ‘I listen to hardcore, metal, and rock music, so listening to music when I have a really bad headache makes it worse.’
  • 62) ‘But the crunchy metal riffs with squeals of harmonic distortion can only carry an album for so long, and 55 minutes is way beyond that time.’
  • 63) ‘An original sound raging from bluesy to metal to creepy folk music, this is extremely well done.’
  • 64) ‘Hooky choruses, instrumentation as background, and compact songwriting are trademarks of pop music, not metal.’
  • 65) ‘Unless you're into some seriously hard-core rap, hip hop or metal, you'll need to cut the sub way back to create the right balance.’
  • 66) ‘Thanks to hourly lineup changes, the music morphs from mid-tempo rock to jazzy reggae to metal.’
  • 67) ‘This metal / techno/pastiche music is what really directs the film, what makes the images move.’
  • 68) ‘Norwegian punk rockers blur the lines of rock, metal and punk rock with their own creation, death punk.’
  • 69) ‘But in reality, these guys have always been more of a '60s frat rock band with metal riffs.’
  • 70) ‘Tossing in elements of blues, rock, glam-rock, soul and metal, it's a wildly extravagant affair that is likely to put off as many people as it delights.’
  • 71) ‘The band has always had its own unique style to play metal with its powerful lyrics and powerful metal riffs.’
  • 72) ‘But one of my biggest disappointments is that I rarely find occasions to share my love of metal with my indie rock friends.’
  • 73) ‘I felt that the heart of the music is more traditional metal, and a change in format would give it a modern edge.’
  • 74) ‘Their unique style, in many ways, is actually closer to free jazz or classical than metal.’
  • 75) ‘Their freshness brings a certain quality to metal music which can often be overlooked.’
  • 76) ‘They take a bunch of dead-weight lead and spin it into the most beautiful, yet extreme, metal music around.’
  • 77) ‘In a way, writing about metal is easier than writing about pop music, and often much more fun.’
  • 78) ‘His brand of barroom rock 'n' blues caught on huge at a time when punk, new wave and metal were stripping down the pretense of prog rock.’
  • 79) ‘I'd lined up other discs just in case it, in fact, turned out to be Scandinavian doom metal or a cunning front for an area smooth jazz combo.’
  • 80) ‘Stevens said it was proposed to leave the metalled track in place after the work was completed which, he said, would be an advantage for people walking through Scotchell.’
  • 81) ‘The hot, high Sun in the middle of an azure blue wash - straight out of a David Hockney painting, the metal men stood erect, gazing out to sea in all their metalled nakedness.’
  • 82) ‘These we passed on the way up, an ascent made easy to Nab Farm by a metalled track.’
  • 83) ‘As the car swings onto the East Coast Road, on the way back to Chennai, we find a man-lion dancing on the sandy strip between kiosks advertising Kodak film and ‘Frooti’, and the metalled speedway.’
  • 84) ‘It is also often assumed that the road cross-section conforms to a regular design standard, with a metalled width of 20 ft.’
  • 85) ‘The main entrance to Hillyfields is now through an access set between splayed walls which are constructed across the disputed strip almost up to the edge of the metalled driveway.’
  • 86) ‘Many of the houses are linked to the street by short lengths of metalled or flagstone pathway, like little garden paths.’
  • 87) ‘The route drops to a dead-end road called Smearbottom Lane further uphill, but downhill it becomes Hawthorns Lane and we took its very steep and metalled surface.’
  • 88) ‘Continue straight along the enclosed track, which soon becomes a metalled lane, and follow this all the way back down into Gargrave.’
  • 89) ‘Coins suggest the bridge, thought to have been replaced by a metalled surface as the channel silted up, was built cAD200-400.’
  • 90) ‘On the outside of the road are deep precipices; sometimes there are a few metres of rough ground between the metalled surface and the edge, but more often not.’
  • 91) ‘When the town was completely out of sight, the chauffeur drove down a road which within only a few miles lost its metalled base and crumbled into rough cobbles.’
  • 92) ‘In fact, our unabashed dictionary describes a road as a strip of metalled surface connecting potholes.’
  • 93) ‘Even today, no one has tried to construct a metalled road along the coast between Argos and Monemvasia: the hills are simply too steep and impassable.’
  • 94) ‘Then we spilt out onto the metalled road in Bethlehem, and I wandered past the ranks of closed shops.’
  • 95) ‘When one entered the city, the metalled roads and high-rise buildings conveyed the feeling of universal city.’
  • 96) ‘The world's highest stretch of metalled road, running from Manali to Ladakh, was built by the Tibetans.’
  • 97) ‘He said till such time as the metalled road was constructed, a fair-weather communication link be ensured.’
  • 98) ‘Access to Tockwith must be by the authorised route only, with great care being taken when turning into the rough lane from the metalled road.’
  • 99) ‘Said climb is up to Fremington Edge, the landmass that dominates Reeth, an ascent to 1,500 feet, quite steep, on metalled dead-end road barely wide enough for a car for the first mile.’
  • 100) ‘In the Montagne Noire area iron slag was used for road metalling, providing a very hard surface that was resistant to any kind of degradation.’
  • 101) ‘I mean [the Defendants] to have the fullest right of metalling the road and making it the best road they can to meet the circumstances.’
  • 102) ‘Finally in February 1875 the government called tenders for the ‘forming, building culverts, making catch drains and metalling on the road through Coromandel Valley’.’
  • 103) ‘All of the stone and other material used in metalling this road had to be brought from India.’
  • 104) ‘In one part of the country the roads are metalled and well-signposted, but as soon as your car enters another borough, the dual carriageway abruptly becomes a pot-holed dirt-track.’

Examples

  • 1) We also make medals and awards.
  • 2) So will gold medals be won in Rio simply by the least disabled in a classification?
  • 3) You can't beat getting a gold medal at a home games.
  • 4) And it was important to me to win medals in those competitions, ” he said.
  • 5) Your car doesn't have to be a medal winner to be featured.
  • 6) Where would our medal haul be without TUEs?
  • 7) The desire to win medals superseded their collective moral and ethical compass and Olympic values of fair play.
  • 8) I want to get some medals for my country.
  • 9) The heptathlete had been expected to challenge for the gold medal in Rio but had to settle for sixth place.
  • 10) She won two silver medals and said it was'a war '.
  • 11) Olympic officials decided that this deserved a gold medal.
  • 12) The only way forward is to think about getting another medal.
  • 13) The medals are awarded to those with the lowest scores.
  • 14) But he is determined to add to his medal haul with another gold next summer.
  • 15) Their medals of honour have to be removed!
  • 16) But since then there have been no medals and the sport has suffered funding cuts.
  • 17) This book deserves a medal for bravery.
  • 18) Some veterans may not get their medals for months.
  • 19) Many have been awarded top bravery medals to reward courage under fire.
  • 20) The man wears his gut like a medal of honour.
  • 21) Six previous grade one chases had brought a clutch of silver and bronze medals.
  • 22) The wines have won numerous medals.
  • 23) No player clutching a winner 's medal doubts the guy who picked him.
  • 24) One gold medal led to another, and another.
  • 25) What would you win a gold medal for, apart from singing?
  • 26) His incredible medal haul also includes five golds at the European championships.
  • 27) Obviously at a home Games the sports and the medal hopefuls get more money.
  • 28) He has earned big bucks and won medals but lost his'game '.
  • 29) It's all about winners' medals.
  • 30) But in today's world the Beeb might perhaps win the title medal for being PC:
  • 31) The term medal (medallia in Florence = 1/2 denier) is applied to pieces of metal, usually circular, which, though issued by a mint, are not intended as a medium of payment.
  • 32) 'You never know, Sol could be getting another title medal of his long career when they are handed out in May.'
  • 33) Unauthorized claims to this medal is a FEDERAL CRIME.
  • 34) Even if a medal is a replica, wearing it still violates federal law, Akrotirianakis told CNN.
  • 35) Any false verbal, written or physical claim to the medal is a federal felony offense.
  • 36) For Spillane, the medal is a good highlight for a career that has included one world title but many frustrating injuries.
  • 37) I hope that the medal is a beer bottle cap suspended from a condom.
  • 38) Much of this might not be a problem if there were a requirement to emulate awards for gallantry to the military which are always accompanied by a citation setting out the deed for which the medal is awarded or, in the case, for example, of the Distinguished Service Order, the nature of the services rendered that merit the award.
  • 39) ‘Pope John Paul II has awarded a medal of distinction to a Sutton woman who has given her life to the service of the church, the young and the needy.’
  • 40) ‘The show garden section has been expanded, and the event awarded its own medals for the first time this year.’
  • 41) ‘This week her work was recognised when she was awarded the prestigious medal of the Order of Mercy from the League of Mercy.’
  • 42) ‘Purple Heart medals are awarded to nine soldiers who suffered wounds in Iraq.’
  • 43) ‘These medals were awarded in bronze for having four children, silver for six, and gold for eight.’
  • 44) ‘No medal was awarded on Friday as the events were still at the qualifying stage.’
  • 45) ‘Cabinets of coins, medals, and bronze statuettes became a characteristic feature of German princely collections.’
  • 46) ‘Jewelry and 107 medals and awards were also stolen from the apartment.’
  • 47) ‘He was awarded numerous medals and attained the rank of Lieutenant before discharging in 1970.’
  • 48) ‘Thomas had won many medals and awards in both handball and football.’
  • 49) ‘My grandfather's medals were awarded for his service with the St John Ambulance Brigade during the Boer War.’
  • 50) ‘Player of the Year awards and team medals will be presented on the night.’
  • 51) ‘Most of it was devoted to the award of medals in the Falklands War.’
  • 52) ‘The medals were awarded to individuals who had been nominated by others in their communities.’
  • 53) ‘To see the joy on so many young faces when presented with medals and awards was reward enough.’
  • 54) ‘The medal was awarded to airmen involved in enemy contact.’
  • 55) ‘The team also picked up five silver and three bronze team medals at the event.’
  • 56) ‘Britain doubled their medal haul in Paris after scooping two medals on the final day of the World Championships.’
  • 57) ‘I will train for better results but I don't think too much about medals.’
  • 58) ‘No service member is entitled to wear all three medals for the same act, achievement or period of service.’
  • 59) ‘Freshman Deary should also be able to help with the distance events, having medaled at senior nationals in the 400 meter free.’
  • 60) ‘I medaled in all six of my events, and I almost captured the gold in the 200 meter backstroke, missing by just 1-tenth of a second.’
  • 61) ‘She and her teammates brought home a bronze medal in the team event, and she medalled on vault (bronze).’
  • 62) ‘I think in the long run it is maybe better, not medaling just motivates me even more now.’
  • 63) ‘The United States men's basketball teams have now medaled in every Olympics they have participated in, winning gold 12 times, silver once, and bronze twice.’
  • 64) ‘Cop has medaled in three Olympic Games, winning Silver in Athens, Gold in Sydney and Bronze in Barcelona, all in addition to eight World Championship medals.’
  • 65) ‘Croatia last medaled at the 1996 Olympic Games, taking silver in Atlanta.’
  • 66) ‘From 1936 on, the U.S. men medaled only in the boycotted Los Angeles Olympics of 1984.’
  • 67) ‘She is a solid international competitor, having medaled in three World Endurance Championships.’
  • 68) ‘Having already medaled in both the winter and summer Games, Clara is a legend in Canada.’
  • 69) ‘He changed the course of the Olympics by giving himself the chance to run in two events to try and medal in two events.’
  • 70) ‘She might also have medalled on the uneven bars, her favourite event, but because of her lingering wrist injury she had to take out some of her best skills.’
  • 71) ‘She medalled on all three of these events at the 1998 World Cup finals in Sabae, Japan - her final competition.’
  • 72) ‘She has medalled in every major international event except the Olympics.’
  • 73) ‘Four years later, she became the first person to medal in both a swimming and diving event in the Olympics.’
  • 74) ‘I think with my personal best I have a chance at medalling internationally.’
  • 75) ‘Indeed, she medalled in every competition in which she competed.’
  • 76) ‘She has competed at five Olympic Games and medalled at all of them including four golds.’
  • 77) ‘It won't be long before the United States fails to medal in Olympic basketball.’
  • 78) ‘Obree didn't medal, and had to be coaxed from a fifth-floor window sill by a teammate.’
  • 79) ‘Lipa consolidated her place as the most medalled Olympic rower with eight, and also became the first female rower to win five golds, having taken her first in Los Angeles back in 1984.’
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