What is metallic?

  • (adj): Containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal.
    Example: "A metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce
    Synonyms: metal

Some articles on metallic:

Selective Chemistry Of Single-walled Nanotubes - Chemical Separation of Metallic and Semiconducting SWNTs
... Metallic and semiconducting carbon nanotubes generally coexist in as-grown materials ... To get only semiconducting or only metallic nanotubes selective functionalization of metallic SWNTs via 4-hydroxybenzene diazonium can be used ... p-hydroxybenzene group on the reacted nanotubes (metallic) in alkaline solution followed by electrophoretic separation of these charged species from the neutral species ...
Am Star
... An Am star or metallic-line star is a type of chemically peculiar star of spectral type A whose spectrum has strong and often variable absorption lines of metals such as ... The best-known metallic-line star is Sirius (α Canis Majoris.) The following table lists some metallic-line stars in order of descending apparent visual ...
List Of Mini Limited Editions - Anniversary Editions - Mini 35
1,275 cc 1 3/4 SU Carb Exterior colour Pearlescent Nevada Red Metallic Arizona Blue Diamond White Metallic British Racing Green Exterior trim Chrome grille, lock set and door handles, auxiliary driving lamps ... They were painted British Racing Green Metallic and had all-leather interior with piping trim that matched the exterior color ...
Laurentien (art Supplies)
59 True Pink 60 Khaki Past colors 47 Cocca Additional metallic colours were also available and appeared in a separate Laurentien Metallic Pencil Crayon Set ... The colours in the metallic set are 61 Metallic Rose 62 Metallic Gold 66 Metallic Green 67 Metallic Blue 69 Metallic Purple 72 Metallic Silver Only in some places ...

Famous quotes containing the word metallic:

    Every civilization when it loses its inner vision and its cleaner energy, falls into a new sort of sordidness, more vast and more stupendous than the old savage sort. An Augean stable of metallic filth.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    The voice of America has no undertones or overtones in it. It repeats its optimistic catchwords in a tireless monologue that has the slightly metallic sound of a gramophone.
    Vance Palmer (1885–1959)

    Foster the labor of our country by an undeviating metallic currency ... always recollecting that if labor is depressed neither commerce nor manufactures can flourish, as they are both based upon the production of labor, produced from the earth, or the mineral world.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)