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metalloid

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noun met·al·loid \ˈme-təl-ˌȯid\

Definition of metalloid

  1. 1 :  an element intermediate in properties between the typical metals and nonmetals

  2. 2 :  a nonmetal that can combine with a metal to form an alloy




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metalloid

adjective met·al·loid \ˌme-təl-ˈȯi-dəl\

Definition of metalloid

  1. 1 :  resembling a metal

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a metalloid



1836

First Known Use of metalloid

1836

Variants of metalloid

also met·al·loi·dal play \ˌme-təl-ˈȯi-dəl\

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