Definition of metallic
- metallic paint
- the tea has a metallic taste
- a metallic voice
- a metallic smile
We chose a paint with a metallic luster.
The medicine has a metallic taste.
Silver is a metallic element.
the metallic screech of the car's brakes
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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