A Metal is an ElementalSubstance that conducts heat
and electricity, is shiny and reflects many colors of light, and can be hammered
into sheets or drawn into wire. About 80% of the known chemical elements
(ElementalSubstances) are metals.
containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce