Translation of metallic in Spanish:

metallic

metálico, adj.

Pronunciation /mɪˈtalɪk//məˈtælɪk/

adjective

  • 1

    (of, containing metal)
    (compound/element) metálico
    • Early symptoms, such as a metallic taste, tinnitus, lightheadedness, and confusion, are followed by tremors and shivering.
    • This is a very attractive car and, with the metallic paint and standard alloys, it looks even better.
    • Hailey bit down on her lip in an effort to stop another dam of tears threatening to break loose; tasting metallic blood and her salty tears intermingle.
    • The rare earth elements comprise a group of 17 trivalent metallic elements with similar chemical properties.
    • Just to clarify, antimony is a metallic element on the periodic table.
    • It generally requires special treatment to mitigate its rather bitter, metallic taste.
    • Instead of the usual metallic zinc taste it was more like something sweet, like syrup or nectar.
    • Some people find that meat has a metallic taste.
    • The walls and the podiums were made of some kind of shiny metallic, silver alloy.
    • As a result, some of the elements of the metal or alloy change from a metallic state into a non-metallic state.
    • To keep caviar from absorbing a slight metallic taste from metal servers and utensils, present it on glass, shell, or bone.
    • Almost all of the popular family saloons now have a two-door, sportier-looking sibling that is usually dressed up in alloys and metallic paint.
    • The heavier metallic elements, some of which living systems also require, are formed only in very massive stars during supernova explosions.
    • This distinction is always made for the element carbon, and there is no scientific justification for treating metallic elements differently.
    • But in any case there is no such thing - chlorine is simply not an element that can form a metallic alloy, as opposed to an ionic compound with a metal.
    • I coughed and tasted the metallic bitterness of blood.
    • Seeds and plants on the earth find numerous metallic salts and elements essential for their growth here in these rain drops.
    • The reduced metal typically forms a metallic alloy on the cathode.
    • The metallic taste was in his mouth, making him gag.
    • Heavy metals are metallic elements that have a high atomic number and are poisonous to living organisms.
  • 2

    (suggesting metal)
    (color/taste/sound) metálico
    • They have large, prominent eyes, and metallic green leathery forewings with small light spots and coppery-green legs.
    • Victor's flaming sword clashed against the blackness of Jack's sword with a sharp metallic clang.
    • A sharp metallic clang could be heard, echoing throughout the whole forest stirring up many different animals from even miles away.
    • There was a confusion of footsteps as the Russian boys barreled down the steps, still calling to each other, and then the metallic sound repeated itself.
    • Now and again, you could hear the unmistakable metallic sound of snow shovels banging into concrete sidewalks, along with the deep rumble of a passing plow.
    • Trochilines often have iridescent feathers of metallic red, orange, green and blue.
    • He picked a dark-aqua guitar that was iridescent and metallic.
    • He heard a sharp, metallic sound that made his blood run cold through his veins.
    • The sound can be a raucous metallic clangour or it can be as soft as notes on velvet.
    • Its particles have a dull metallic lustre, far less brilliant than that of gold.
    • They all checked their guns and loaded them to a collection of clicks and metallic sounds.
    • Her fur, a deep blue-grey, had a softness that belied its almost metallic lustre.
    • When alarmed they utter a sharp metallic clinking sound rather like that made by a hammer striking an anvil.
    • Officers said a ‘suspicious’ light green or light blue metallic Ford Focus had been seen in the area before the break in.
    • It clanged to the ground making a tinny metallic sound.
    • There are a lot of echoes, for instance, and these either stretch the small metallic sounds out into drones or create sharp, stuttering rhythms.
    • Gamblers aren't shying away from them, though some dedicated coin droppers dislike the loss of the metallic sounds of money changing hands.
    • It reached back, pulling out a sword with the sound of metal on the sheath, a ringing, metallic sound that foretold doom.
    • The latter mineral, a sulphide of iron, has a shiny metallic lustre and was often mistaken for gold itself: it is the infamous fool's gold.
    • For starters the three M - 16s bumped into each other with metallic clicks.
    • A metallic buzz sounded from the far corner of the workroom.
    • Arowanas come in three shades, silver, metallic green and gold.
    • She started to run her fingers though my hair and just when it was starting to get exciting a loud metallic sound echoed off the walls.
    • With a gasp, his head jerked left as a metallic sound echoed through the room.
    • I will not have the background music be loud drums and metallic sounds that makes it impossible for the audience to hear what is being said.
    • By the time we reach our second dive site, at Penguin Cove, the sun is shining and the water has brightened to an almost metallic green.
    • It also has a strange green, metallic note at its heart.
    • Since then the metallic green Asian beetle has destroyed six million trees in Michigan.
    • He ran down the metallic green hallway, the echo of his footfalls bouncing from wall to wall.
    • At that precise moment, a gong near the entrance way was sounded, the metallic clang echoing around the Great Hall.
    • The loud metallic sound is startling and helps add impact to your verbal correction.
    • One of the girls wearing a metallic green jacket spotted Zack and ran over to him.
    • I was completely encased head to toe in metallic green Lycra and nobody cared.
    • Bright green metallic fronds, in the shape of palm trees, still branch out from their stands.
    • He turned around, his metallic green tights glinting in the sunlight, his open vest with vines stitched on only one side.
    • There are mallards galore, the males with their metallic green heads and the females a dowdy brown, and busy little black scaups, bobbing like bath toys.
    • She frowned as she saw a tall, burgundy-haired vampire dressed in a bright metallic green laced up top and bell bottoms walk up behind the elfin boy.
    • It's a brilliant metallic green beetle, about one-half inch long and about a quarter of an inch wide, so it's pretty good-sized.
    • Does he remember the metallic green Butterfly male that grabbed his hand in the dark?
    • The figure laughs and I cringe at the raucous, metallic sound that sounds from the image of my mouth.