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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a lustre like that of metal, but duller and less reflective.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Imperfectly metallic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Imperfectly or partially metallic: as, the submetallic luster of wolfram.


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