Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Metal in sheets or thin plates.
- n. alternative spelling of sheet metal.
“For the $200,000 asking price, a buyer could also rent a conventional offsite self-storage room, with sheet-metal walls rather than wire mesh, for 83 years at a typical rent of $200 a month.”
“There's Matthew Joseph, a sheet-metal worker in Stockton, California, all but bankrupted by a combination of unemployment and the housing bust.”
“The tall sheet-metal buildings around them were of robot design.”
“Here's one: One day I was installing a new window in the house, and I had a bowl full of sheet-metal screws sitting on the ground.”
“It's pure profit to me, but I can't defend it when we're doing so well," Mr. Lenz said, sitting in the upstairs office of a cavernous white sheet-metal "machine shed" he built last year.”
“In 2003, for example, a hospital filed charges against a union of sheet-metal workers in Florida, claiming that the giant inflatable rat that the workers had been using to protest was an unfair labor practice.”
“If federal projects were to stall, "Typically we have enough work so we can transfer our guys to other jobs, but our volumes are down so there's nowhere to send them," said Rick Freeman , executive vice president of Stromberg Steel Works, Inc., a sheet-metal manufacturer Beltsville, Md., visited by President Barack Obama last month.”
“But its fire truck is parked in a sheet-metal building "not protected from seismic or severe weather events," according to the NRC inspection conducted after the Japanese disaster.”
“The non-Ford copy was made of molded plastic with a sheet-metal rib pop-riveted to it.”
“Eliot Boyle, owner of U.S. Metals LLC in Denver, decided last year to move his sheet-metal roofing and siding business to a new facility.”
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