Metal \Met"al\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Metaled} (? or ?) or {Metalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Metaling} or {Metalling}.] To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship's bottom; to metal a road. [1913 Webster]

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  • metalled — [[t]me̱t(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A metalled road has a level surface made of small pieces of stone; used especially of country roads and tracks. [mainly BRIT] Take the metalled path running between the church and the fort …   English dictionary

  • metalled — adj. Metalled is used with these nouns: ↑road …   Collocations dictionary

  • metalled — un·metalled; …   English syllables

  • metalled — adjective a) Surfaced, tarred, covered in stone or crushed rock (usually tar coated). b) Made of metal or having metal fittings or plating. Ant: unmetalled …   Wiktionary

  • metalled — met·al || metl n. any of several solid mineral elements (such as gold, silver, copper, etc.) that are malleable under heat or pressure and can conduct heat and electricity; element yielding positively charged ions in watery solutions of its… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metalled — adjective 1》 make from or coat with metal. → metal …   English new terms dictionary

  • metalled — metˈalled adjective Covered with metal, as a road • • • Main Entry: ↑metal …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-metalled — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Road surface — A road in the process of being resurfaced Road surface (British English) or pavement (American English) is the durable surface material laid down on an area intended to sustain vehicular or foot traffic, such as a road or walkway. In the past… …   Wikipedia

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