sheet metal

noun
|Updated on: 19 Jun 2018

Definition of sheet metal

: metal in the form of a sheet

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First Known Use of sheet metal

1852

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SHEET METAL Defined for English Language Learners

sheet metal

Definition of sheet metal for English Language Learners

  • : thin, flat pieces of metal


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