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Lustre vs. Metallic

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Lustrenoun

(British spelling) luster (shine, etc.)

Metallicadjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of metal.

Lustrenoun

(geology) the way in which the surface of any particular type of mineral reflects light differently from other minerals, which is helpful in telling minerals apart.

Metallicadjective

Made of or containing metal.

Lustrenoun

a glass ornament such as a prism or cut glass dangling beneath a chandelier; usually in clusters or festoons

Metallicadjective

(of a sound) Harsh, as if coming from two metals striking one another.

Lustrenoun

(dated) a chandelier, particularly one decorated with glass lustres

Metallicnoun

A metallic color

Lustrenoun

(British spelling) luster (a lustrum)

Metallicadjective

Of or pertaining to a metal; of the nature of metal; resembling metal; as, a metallic appearance; a metallic alloy.

Lustreverb

(British spelling) luster

Metallicadjective

Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, the essential and implied properties of a metal, as contrasted with a nonmetal or metalloid; conductive of electricity; basic; forming positive ions in solution; antacid.

Lustrenoun

Same as Luster.

Metallicadjective

containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal;

‘a metallic compound’; ‘metallic luster’; ‘the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades’;

Lustrenoun

a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain

Metallicadjective

relating to or resembling metal or metals

‘metallic alloys’; ‘a curious metallic taste’;

Lustrenoun

a quality that outshines the usual

Metallicadjective

(of sound) resembling that produced by metal objects striking each other; sharp and ringing

‘the blade locked into place with a heavy metallic clunk’;

Lustrenoun

the visual property of something that shines with reflected light

Metallicadjective

(of a person's voice) emanating via an electronic medium

‘a metallic voice rasped tinnily from a speaker’;

Metallicadjective

having the lustre of metal; iridescent

‘a beautiful metallic green sports car’;

Metallicnoun

a paint, fabric, or colour with a metallic sheen

‘ultra-bright solid colours, pearls, metallics, and more’;

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