expanded metal

noun

Definition of expanded metal

: sheet metal cut and expanded into a lattice and used especially as lath

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First Known Use of expanded metal

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Expanded metal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expanded%20metal. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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