metals

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

metals

  1. plural form of metal
  2. (rail transport) the rail tracks owned by a company or organisation; a rail network
    It was appropriate that 'King' number 6000 began the return to steam on British Rail metals in 1971.
    • 1901, Kipling, Kim, ch. 8
      Now and again a night train roared along the metals within twenty feet of him; but he had all the Oriental’s indifference to mere noise, and it did not even weave a dream through his slumber.
    • 1913, D.H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, chapter 7
      They stood on the foot-bridge over Boathouse Station and looked at the metals gleaming coldly.

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Verb[edit]

metals

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of metal

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

metals n

  1. genitive singular indefinite of metal