Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Articles, especially decorative objects, made of metal.

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  • n. Objects made of metal.
  • n. The act of shaping metal, metalworking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the metal parts of something
  • n. the activity of making things out of metal in a skillful manner

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The metalwork is in excellent condition, but it is a little stiff in the action.

    One Trigger, Or Two?

  • I've purchased or personalized rifles that were too handsome to take afield, and I'll be the first to admit this doesn't make a great deal of sense from a pragmatic perspective, but one of the aspects of having a beautifully figured stock and excellent metalwork is pride of ownership.

    Don't Hunt with the Good Stuff

  • By the 18th century, more attractive and stately service were developed, and silversmiths were set at work to achieve higher standards of art in metalwork.

    Setting the Table | Edwardian Promenade

  • The garden metalworkers are making decorative garden metalwork, which is all very fine, decorative metalwork that can stand weather is very good, and there were aliens and fierce steampunk dragonflies I almost wanted enough to try to talk markgritter into one even though the garden is his domain and like that.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • Sheep Gate many dealers in every kind of metalwork, gold, and precious stones.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • He gave his technological expertise to the school for 10 years ensuring pupils used machinery correctly and safely in lessons such as metalwork and woodwork.

    icLiverpool

  • He gave his technological expertise to the school for 10 years, ensuring pupils used machinery correctly and safely in lessons such as metalwork and woodwork.

    icLiverpool

  • From here, the exhibition focuses on Abbas's patronage of the arts, making use of video projections to give a sense of the volumes created by his architects for the religious buildings in Isfahan, and featuring examples of the kind of metalwork, textiles and other materials that would once have furnished them.

    Al-Ahram Weekly Online

  • It has all-stainless-steel metalwork, a laminated hardwood stock, a fluted bolt, an extra-long barrel for increased velocity, and a Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad.

    Marlin 338MXLR

  • Inside the Freer Gallery of Art, as the Midwesterners fly past in search of the famous Whistler Peacock Room and the art enthusiasts eagerly seek out Islamic metalwork and Japanese screens, I stand gazing out the bank of arched windows at the museum's central courtyard.

    Katherine Gustafson: A Serene Space at Smithsonian's Center

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