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Example sentences for metal
One is to texture the metal surface and then put a water-repelling chemical coating on it.
Here the molten metal is poured or cast from the tilted furnace into a mold to form a billet.
Sheet metal workers build products used in construction.
But your razor is probably a disposable composite of metal and plastic.
In conventional lithium-ion-battery manufacturing, electrode materials are applied in the form of slurry to metal foils.
The separated metal can then be scooped up and removed.
More expensive slow cookers boast metal pots, which are much lighter and often clean up better, thanks to nonstick coatings.
Wicker furniture and metal chandeliers add more textural variation.
Tin is an undesirable material for a coffee-pot, as tannic acid acts on such metal and is apt to form a poisonous compound.
Strain broth through a fine-mesh sieve into a metal bowl, discarding solids.
Pour the mixture into a metal bowl and set the bowl in an ice bath.
Metal armor has stood the test of time and has been stopping bullets for centuries.
Large metal or concrete containers can also be converted into permanent firepits fueled by logs or gas.
Lithium, the lightest metal in the world, can be mined from rocks or extracted from water.
Read about the extremes people have gone to throughout history to get the precious metal.
Metal-detector hobbyists enjoy the thrill of hunting for lost treasure.
The room had three solid walls, with the fourth wall consisting of metal bars separating it from a larger room.
Melt chocolate with butter in a metal bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring until smooth.
He and others went on to show that a slight pulse of electricity moving through the metal to the nerve was responsible.
For the clunker, this swap is the last stop before being plundered for parts and scrap metal.
All this sounds much more complicated than weighing from time to time a piece of metal stowed away in a vault.
Metal oxide transistor arrays are less expensive to make and provide the necessary performance.
She bought things, a shiny, silver metal cuckoo clock.
Clicking a metal disc in the solution creates a nucleation center that causes the solution to rapidly crystallize, releasing heat.
Likewise, the metal shop portions of each show seem to be a bit pointless.
Wearers' feet go into boots attached to a series of metal tubes that run up a leg to a backpack.
He followed her to the security check where the metal plate in her leg set off the metal detector.
Immediately pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a metal bowl.
Though not as handsome and rustic as a wooden peel, the metal version slides beneath pies more easily.
He quickly suggested putting a hooked stick in each room that could be used to reach up and grab the metal hook on the screen.
Wood is lashed together with rawhide and covered with colored leather and metal ornaments.
Improvised roofs of sheet metal are weighed down against the tugging wind with rocks and old tires.
Shearer now carefully inspects every tree before cutting and has been using metal detectors to check every trunk being processed.
Use a big metal spoon to scoop out squash and stew into soup bowls, adding stew from pan.
Those that have had enough radiation washed away by years of rain and snow are melted down and the metal sold.
On the side of the road there were souvenir vendors with brightly painted metal lizards and other handicrafts.
Immediately pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a metal bowl set in an ice bath.
If a large building is not available, get into an enclosed vehicle with a metal roof and sides.
If it is burnt, the phosphorus will be mixed into the metal.
The scanners already operate in several airports around the world-in some instances they even replace the metal detectors.
To deter cutworms, make collars from paper cups or metal cans with the ends removed.
We had to sit in a torture chair, metal chairs, in a certain position.
In early studies, neural interfaces coated with an electrically conductive polymer outperformed conventional metal counterparts.
When it comes to metal, you can have any colour as long as its silver.
Metal detecting is a recreational activity that people do to find coins, jewelry, and precious metals.
They were hauling out segments of a metal crowd-control fence.
Transfer the custard to a metal bowl set in a larger bowl of ice and cold water and stir it until it is cold.
Bone implants are typically made of metal or ceramic materials made of aluminum oxide or zirconium oxide.
It even appears to be a metal lunchbox, not one of those lame plastic ones.
You've seen the game of pachinko-a small metal ball dropped into a thicket of horizontal pegs rattles its way to the bottom.
Contact a local scrap metal recycler to dispose of larger stainless steel and aluminum materials.
Other objects are filed in metal cabinets or displayed on the walls.
To tap a maple tree, a small hole is drilled about two inches into the tree trunk and a metal or plastic tap is inserted.
Writing in metal, while expensive, provides some of the benefits of both while exhibiting its own unique beauty.
Immediately strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a metal bowl, pressing on and then discarding solids.
Transfer with a metal spatula to a plate or an airtight container.
If the metal were cheaper, designers and engineers would use it more frequently.
They have metal frames on which are hung coloured outer panels.
It is tough to value a metal that has no yield and limited industrial uses.
The heavy metal artists are the first musicians to sue the software maker and universities for enabling music piracy.
But a new study shows that banana peels can remove metal contamination from river water.
Some come with airtight lids, metal bails, reinforced plastic rims or pour spouts to transfer liquids.
In the morning the crew could see the town only as some metal roofs, perhaps a half-mile inland from the beach.
Sheet metal workers make and install metal building parts and products.
After the ice receded, an unnatural concentration of reddish metal-remnants of wiring and plumbing-would remain buried in layers.
Next, the wafer is heated, causing stress within the material because the metal and silicon expand at different rates.
Crumble brown sugar evenly over bottom of dish, pressing with a metal spatula to make an even layer.
But only a dry, dusty riverbed was to be seen, cordoned off by a fence and metal gate.
Ahead are the x-ray machine and metal detectors that have become fixtures at airports and other key facilities.
The scientists uncovered the phenomenon while studying the exact properties of extremely thin stacks of metal.
Place the metal outdoors on a picnic table or other raised area that has unobstructed exposure to sunlight.
The inside and outside parts of the panels can be metalized, the edge has to be metal-free.
Remove the battery and carefully clean the small metal surfaces, which connect the battery to the handset.
Put a metal rack in pan and arrange half of herbs down middle of rack.
High-powered radio waves are harmless to human flesh, but will heat up metal particles.
Recycling metal into artwork can lend a hand to the green living movement.
Clear, plastic retainers created with three-dimensional modeling may spell an end to the proverbial metal mouth.
Investing in gold miners carries risks unrelated to the price of the metal.
And the new grippers are made from a polymer, not a metal.
The mixture is allowed to age for weeks or months, and then is applied to a metal framework.
At one end of the plant workers examine the body parts shaped by one of ten giant metal presses.
The secret to this succulent bird is an inexpensive metal pan.
When lithium metal meets water, an explosive reaction ensues.
From a thin piece of wire looped over one of the gate's central spikes hangs a large metal decoration.
Two metal loops hold it to the sides of the artery, and a pressure transducer records the flow of fluids through the blood vessel.
In the hands of geeky artists, wood, water and metal take on all kinds of unexpected meanings.
Most satellites aren't dangerous at all, unless you are directly underneath some falling metal.
It surrounds a brick platform that raises and supports a portable metal fire bowl.
Hundreds of thousands of possible metal alloy combinations can be formed from a relatively small number of elements.
Small white cups topped with piping hot metal drip coffee filters arrived at the table.
Add all metal pieces of appropriate size and weight to your mixed bin.
She could never catch a glimpse of herself even when she prepared food for fifty in a vast metal cauldron.
Transfer cookies with a metal spatula to racks to cool completely.
Even if the leather was gone, the metal shanks should have remained.
Electricity, meanwhile, is delivered via a conductive brush that sweeps around a metal ring in the stationary base.
The metal cards feature fully functioning lock picking tools.
Ask students to describe what happens when they place a magnet near a piece of metal such as a paperclip.
Smaller handbags and metal belts will be among the in-vogue accessories.
When heated, these metal hydride powders decompose, liberating the gas.
They had a local metal fabricator make the grill and hood, which fit across a rear corner.
Meanwhile, whisk together yolks and brown sugar in a large metal bowl until thick and creamy.
Transfer pecans with a metal spatula to a rack to cool.
With these innovations, money ceased to be understood as precious metal minted into coins.
The wires are connected to one another and to an external electrical circuit by metal electrodes.
Plastics replaced metal for many uses and allowed new types of products to be created, which made old metal ones obsolete.
Metal roofing is mostly steel or aluminum, although copper and other metals are sometimes used.
Many builders start with a prefabricated metal shell.
Old can material is refined and melted into ingots or solid metal blocks.
The vellum is attached to the cards with metal eyelets.
Authorities are receiving several reports of pigeons found alive with metal darts through their skulls.
The staples dissolve after the wound is healed and leave less scar than typically seen with sutures or metal staples.
They never discovered the use of iron, and their chief metal possessions were native gold and copper.
Melt chocolate in a metal bowl set over a saucepan of barely simmering water or in top of a double boiler, stirring until smooth.
Transfer to paper towels to drain briefly, then transfer to a metal rack set on sheet pan in oven to keep warm.
Metal prices have fallen sharply in the past year, as manufacturing industry has sunk into deep recession.
They plunge their hands into large metal tubs of ice set up in an adjoining room, and settle on couches to crack open their cans.
Heavy metal has lost its glamour, and its mainstream support.
The spin state of the metal atom could encode the bit, and the silicon cage would protect it from corruption.
The top floor opens to a balcony shaded by a red-and-yellow awning suspended on metal brackets.
After a refining process, the aluminum cans are melted into solid metal blocks called ingots.
Some villages specialized in producing batik cloth, others in bamboo, and others in metal objects.
Sprinkle into baking pan, then press down firmly all over with a metal spatula to form an even layer.
If you've had your knee replaced with a piece of metal, you're in good company.
His metal knee was rusted shut, his blood pressure low.
Nonferrous scrap metal is scrap metal other than iron and steel.
These new materials have mechanical properties similar to metal alloys and are the toughest ceramics ever made.
The important thing is not to touch the heavy metal.
Metal objects within the magnetic field do not have to touch a magnet to be pulled by magnetism.
The garment was one of numerous articles of metal finery found in the tomb that were crafted from copper, silver, and gold.
Who knows-she may win some converts to the resurgent metal arts.
The compound he and his colleagues used is a so-called coordination complex based on the metal rhenium.
The television sets once supported by these metal brackets were long ago removed.
Melt chocolate in a metal bowl set over barely simmering water, stirring.
Here, coppersmiths beat their gleaming metal into various cooking pots and kettles.
Electricity, meanwhile, is delivered via a conductive brush that sweeps across a metal ring in the stationary base.
The sheet metal counter was fabricated at a sheet metal shop.
Researchers close in on a small quantum computer built from loops of superconducting metal.
Gold prospectors may one day rely on lowly bacteria to point them to deposits of the precious metal.
From metal detectors to bomb-sniffing dogs to terahertz rays, in photos.
These independent artisan-artists made their pieces out of metal, but he hammered and riveted while she moulded.
If you have metal ice cube trays, this recipe is a breeze.
Sift together flour and salt into a chilled large metal bowl.
But metal and food was dumped over the side as well as raw sewage that was not filtered in any way.
He pulls two chairs together for our chat, a metal stool and an old barber's chair.
The problem is that the photodetector part of the silicon often sits below layers of transistors, metal wires, and a color filter.
Protruding metal pins deep inside each of her legs support a brace.
The metal buckles and snaps on the boots would be fine.
Small fragments cannot be treated in the same way, as they are often too tiny to be connected with metal hardware.
Polyurethane and a five-millimeter-thick silicone skin, soft and specially colored, cover a metal skeleton.
The plastic sheets were used to make a metal printing plate, or proof, for publishing the map.
On my street, porters had taken the bulletproof vests and metal barricades left behind by the police when they fled.
Immediately strain custard through a fine-mesh sieve set over a metal bowl, pressing on and then discarding solids.
Bomb squads have long used metal detectors, x-ray machines, and dogs to uncover threats.
Good math teachers are worth far more than their weight in any precious metal.
Instead of the ubiquitous metal bowl with last night's charred remains, imagine an artful piece crafted of metal and stone.
The whole thing went in a big metal bowl to catch drips, and then into the fridge.
Remove the metal fence and the expanse of concrete beyond.
But there is no specific function for that metal in our body.
Scoop out seeds and strings with a sturdy metal spoon.
Remove from heat and whisk in lemon juice and butter, then transfer pudding to a metal bowl.
Whisk together egg yolks in a metal bowl, then gradually whisk hot pudding into yolks.
Take your own plastic or metal container to the restaurant to take home your leftovers when you're eating out.
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