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

  • adj. Not metallic.
  • adj. Chemistry Of, relating to, or being a nonmetal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, relating to, or having the properties of a nonmetal.
  • adj. Not metallic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not metallic.
  • adj. Resembling, or possessing the properties of, a nonmetal or metalloid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not metallic.

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

  • adj. not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal

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