Definitions

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  • adj. consisting completely of metal

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Examples

  • He called the all-metal hips a "classic example" of why such monitoring was needed.

    NYT > Home Page

  • It seems that Buckley, soon after matriculating at Yale in 1945, formed a little syndicate of half a dozen students to raise $1,800 for a pretty, all-metal airplane called an Ercoupe.

    Americans In the Air

  • "Exhalation" by Ted Chiang, my first exposure to his work, is set on an all-metal world, where the inhabitants breathe argon and go about living otherwise normal lives, the removal of filled and/or dirty lungs withstanding, of course.

    Take a breath, then read this story

  • Once upon a time, designing a safe all-metal monoplane was very "hard".

    Another Launch Delay for STS-119 - NASA Watch

  • If you forget to charge it, just give its all-metal crank a spin.

    The Best Junk for Your Trunk

  • The plane†™ s all-metal construction, using the new aluminum allow known as duralumin, provided the strength and structural integrity to lift a remarkable payload of fuel, passengers, and cargo.www. clipperflyingboats.com/pan-am/sikorsky-s42

    Sikorsky S-42 | My[confined]Space

  • Photographs by Todd Eberle This all-metal floating staircase was designed by Chareau to lead from the doctor's office to his private study above.

    Inside the Maison de Verre

  • The market for these all-metal hips has come under pressure due to worries about particles wearing off and causing medical problems.

    President of J&J's DePuy Orthopaedics Unit to Leave

  • The composites' trampoline-like action propels a baseball more forcefully than what all-metal or wood bats of the same weight and size can do.

    Ejected From Little League

  • The current furor over all-metal hip implants -- those with metal on metal joint contact -- may be currently found on the front page of your newspaper.

    Bruce A. Barron: Medicine And The Media

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