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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

1813

First Known Use of metalloid

1813


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metalloid

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adjective met·al·loid \ˌme-təl-ˈȯi-dəl\
variants: or less commonly

metalloidal

Definition of metalloid

  1. 1 :  resembling a metal

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

1825

First Known Use of metalloid

1825


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metalloid

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noun met·al·loid \ˈmet-əl-ˌȯid\

Medical Definition of metalloid

  1. :  an element (as boron, silicon, or arsenic) intermediate in properties between the typical metals and nonmetals


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metalloid

adjective met·al·loid
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metalloidal

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Medical Definition of metalloid

  1. 1:  resembling a metal

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


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