Definition of nonmetallic
1 : not metallic
2 : of, relating to, or being a nonmetal
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After talking specifically about coal mining, Trump cites a figure for all mining jobs – including gas, oil, metal ores, coal and nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying.
A newer carbon-based, nonmetallic preservative is also available in a limited number of products, including Wolmanized L3 Outdoor Wood. 2.
In laboratory experiments, hydrogen, squeezed to tens of millions of pounds per square inch between two diamonds, has remained stubbornly nonmetallic.
The center has expertise in analyzing nonmetallic composite materials of the kind used to build the tail on the Airbus A300, the board said.
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