nonmetal nonmetal

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a chemical element lacking typical metallic properties
  2. (adj) not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal

Usage(s):

  • Hydrogen appears twice on a periodic table and is described as a nonmetal and an alkali metal.

News

  • MSHA announces results of May impact inspections

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced that federal inspectors issued 186 citations and nine orders during special impact inspections conducted at nine coal mines and five metal/nonmetal mines last month.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of Labor

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