nonmetal

Definitions of nonmetal
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adj not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal

Synonyms:
nonmetallic
metalloid
of or being a nonmetallic element that has some of the properties of metal
Antonyms:
metal, metallic
containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal
all-metal
consisting completely of metal
aluminiferous
containing alum or aluminum
antimonial
containing antimony
argentiferous
containing or yielding silver
auriferous, gold-bearing
containing gold
bimetal, bimetallic
formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together
bronze
made from or consisting of bronze
gilded, gold, golden
made from or covered with gold
metal-looking, metallic-looking, metallike
resembling metal
silver
made from or largely consisting of silver
tinny
thin and metallic in sound; lacking resonance
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n a chemical element lacking typical metallic properties

Type of:
chemical element, element
any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

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