hot metal


Definition of hot metal

: composition in which the type is cast from molten metal

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One blistering morning, a 55-year-old woman named Lin gripped the hot metal handles of her handcart. Zia Ur-rehman, The Seattle Times, "How record heat has wreaked havoc on four continents," 31 July 2018 Even though about half of those cars eventually get recovered, there’s a lot of hot metal left over that ends up on the black market. Fox News, "How to avoid buying a stolen used car and protect yourself if you do," 30 July 2018 Slow-mo grilling advertisements are always full of roaring flames and meat sizzling against ripping-hot metal. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, "A Two-Zone Fire Is the Secret to Not Setting Grilled Food on...Fire," 18 June 2018 Extremely hot metal pieces could fly out of the battery. Jens Meiners, Car and Driver, "Former GM Advanced Powertrain Executive Says Not So Fast on EV Adoption," 1 Feb. 2018 On-trend copper cookware Copper de-throned rose gold as the hot metal for home decor, and if someone on your list can’t get enough of this decadent metallic look, this is a great gift to give them. Samantha Gordon, USA TODAY, "Here are the 4 most exciting deals on Amazon right now," 14 Dec. 2017 The hot metal concentrates flavors in the tomato gravy and its spice blend. Eric Velasco,, "Where to get the best Indian paneer dishes in Birmingham," 19 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of hot metal

1958, in the meaning defined above

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grandiloquent, ostentatious, or bombastic

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