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 metalworker (audio) \ noun

Examples of metalwork in a Sentence

a beautiful piece of metalwork
Recent Examples on the Web While the core metalwork is unchanged, pretty much every external detail has been altered, from the shape of the grille and the addition of a sizeable rear diffuser (with new bumpers front and rear) to modern projector headlights and LED taillights. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "2021 Callum Vanquish 25 by R-Reforged Updates an Iconic Aston," 3 Sep. 2020 This no-frills gun has matte-black metalwork, a plain hardwood stock, and a single bead sight, but the action is non-binding and smooth with twin action bars. Mike Dickerson, Field & Stream, "The Best Guns for First-Time Buyers," 19 Aug. 2020 The most obvious element is the veined golden granite with its deep ridges, but a lover of architectural details can enjoy the metalwork of the entry gates and the grills that cover exhaust vents. John King,, "On Nob Hill and in Mission Bay, two new housing projects serve much different needs," 9 Aug. 2020 In addition to these far-flung finds, the metal detector survey yielded large quantities of iron that suggest metalwork was conducted at the site. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, "Archaeology Student Finds Viking Trading Post in Norway," 24 July 2020 Unicorn SPiT, which is jasmine or lemongrass scented, can be used for pretty much any type of crafting project, from staining furniture to coloring epoxy, to tinting metalwork. Stefanie Waldek, House Beautiful, "What Is Unicorn Spit, the New Craft Trend Taking Over Social Media?," 18 June 2020 Fan favorites like the painters Goya and Velázquez will be on hand, but so will medieval metalwork and ivories, given that the show covers about 4,000 years. New York Times, "Spring Shows to Keep Art Lovers Busy," 10 Mar. 2020 The Ultra Lightweight features an eye-catching black stock with forest green webbing, creating a pleasing contrast with the black & silver metalwork. Outdoor Life, "16 New Rifles from SHOT Show 2019," 31 Jan. 2019 The 40-person metalwork firm fabricates such staircases, along with feature walls and other large-scale works. Jane Margolies, New York Times, "At the Brooklyn Navy Yard It’s Full Steam Ahead," 12 Mar. 2020

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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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7 Sep 2020

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“Metalwork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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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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