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  • noun Plural form of nonmetal.

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Examples

  • The definitive quality shared by all nonmetals is that they do not have the characteristics mentioned above for metals.

    Elements

  • Most metals are conductors, while most nonmetals are insulators.

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  • The metals are below and to the left of this line, and the nonmetals are above and to the right of it.

    Elements

  • But it was only last week that CTL was granted a Chemical Testing certificate by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation to test for lead in nonmetals and metals.

    Bills Give Labs Job

  • Elements can be classified as being either metals, nonmetals, or metalloids (Table 1).

    Matter

  • Metalloids have characteristics that are in between metals and nonmetals.

    Matter

  • This transfer of vibration is a much slower and less efficient process than electron movement, and nonmetals are therefore usually referred to as thermal or electrical insulators, rather than conductors.

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  • This transfer of vibration is a much slower and less efficient process than electron movement, and nonmetals are therefore usually referred to as thermal or electrical insulators, rather than conductors.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • * Provides examples of molecular characterization by electrochemical methods in all subdivisions of chemistry, including dioxygen species, base metals, and nonmetals

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  • The total value of all mineral commodities mined in Canada, including metals, nonmetals and coal, increased to a second straight record of $26.4 billion in 2005 compared with $24.3 billion in 2004.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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