sheet metal
noun Date: 1852 metal in the form of a sheet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sheet metal — n. metal rolled thin in the form of a sheet …   English World dictionary

  • sheet metal — sheet metal, adj. metal in sheets or thin plates. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheet metal — sheet .metal n [U] metal in the form of thin sheets …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sheet metal — sheet ,metal noun uncount metal that has been cut into large thin pieces …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Sheet metal — Sheets of stainless steel cover the Chrysler Building …   Wikipedia

  • sheet metal — Steel metal in the form of a thin layer or sheet which can be pressed to form panels of the car body. See heavy sheet metal light sheet metal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • sheet metal — noun Metal worked into a thin, flat sheet, used widely as construction material and raw material for a multitude of industrial products. Sheet metal is thicker than foil and thinner than plate …   Wiktionary

  • sheet metal — N UNCOUNT Sheet metal is metal which has been made into thin sheets …   English dictionary

  • sheet-metal — See sheet metal. * * * …   Universalium

  • sheet metal —    Metal that has been flattened or rolled, and can then be cut, bent, joined, and otherwise formed, and perhaps coated or patinated. See the names of various metals, charts of steel sheet gauges, jewelry, sculpture, the names of various… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • sheet metal — sheet′ met al n. mel metal in sheets or thin plates • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

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