sheet metal

noun

Definition of sheet metal

: metal in the form of a sheet

Examples of sheet metal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although the styling drew a clear connection to the original, Datsun ironed some creases into the sheet metal to update the organic curves of its predecessor. Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 25 Apr. 2022 There was even a sauna built with plywood and sheet metal. Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2022 If the Electra concept from Shanghai is anything to go by, then the potential production Electra ought to wear distinct, brand-specific sheet metal. Greg Fink, Car and Driver, 28 Dec. 2021 Twisted sheet metal, downed power lines and wrecked vehicles lined the streets. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 14 Dec. 2021 Twisted sheet metal, downed power lines and wrecked vehicles lined the streets. Bruce Schreiner And Dylan Lovan, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Dec. 2021 Twisted sheet metal, downed power lines and wrecked vehicles lined the streets. CBS News, 13 Dec. 2021 Rowe’s issues were too severe for Swaner, 63, a retired sheet metal worker, to handle on her own, a court evaluator found. Washington Post, 25 Mar. 2022 Each style is crafted with stainless steel sheet metal and handmade Italian acetate. Greg Emmanuel, Essence, 20 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sheet metal

1852, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sheet metal was in 1852

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Last Updated

5 Jun 2022

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“Sheet metal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheet%20metal. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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