met·​al·​work | \ ˈme-tᵊl-ˌwərk How to pronounce metalwork (audio) \

Definition of metalwork

: the product of metalworking especially : a metal object of artistic merit

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metalworker \ ˈme-​tᵊl-​ˌwər-​kər How to pronounce metalwork (audio) \ noun

Examples of metalwork in a Sentence

a beautiful piece of metalwork
Recent Examples on the Web Cabinetry, metalwork, and shelving: Architectural Grille. Carisha Swanson, House Beautiful, 16 Sep. 2021 Note that all but one of the candidates to go public are in the old school space of fossil fuels and metalwork. Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes, 12 Sep. 2021 Shoppers will find a wide array of affordably priced, one-of-a-kind pottery, jewelry, metalwork, and handwoven items from more than 40 co-op members, instructors, staff, and students., 3 Sep. 2021 Cappello had long admired Guadalajara, a burgeoning design capital filled with workshops dedicated to trades like carpentry and metalwork. New York Times, 19 Aug. 2021 The Decorkey lantern is designed with intricate copper metalwork on the cylinder chimney roof as well as on the stained glass panels. Sanah Faroke, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Aug. 2021 The metalwork forming the dendrites of the Purkinje cells incorporates letters from the Korean alphabet, a nod to Lee’s personal history. Maddie Bender, Scientific American, 12 Aug. 2021 For the artist, the lure of a home in the walled city was also creative: being in such close proximity to world-class artisans in ceramics, metalwork and more. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 31 July 2021 That has required the use of a substantial cradle of metalwork around the motor to link the transmission to the passenger compartment. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 12 July 2021

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First Known Use of metalwork

1552, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of metalwork was in 1552

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20 Sep 2021

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“Metalwork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of metalwork

: things that are made out of metal especially : metal objects that are made in an artistic and skillful way

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