nonmetallic nonmetallic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal

Usage(s):

  1. Deeper down it turns into a nonmetallic solid.
  2. Diapers fastened with tabs of Velcro, a nonmetallic.
  3. Another argues that they are nonmetallic meteorites intercepted in loose swarms that melted into a kind of glass when they hit the atmosphere.

News

  • Repurposed: Ground Circuit Board Waste Can Clean Up Toxic Metals

    ckwu writes "Researchers in Hong Kong have found a beneficial new use for the electronic waste from discarded cell phones, computers, and other gadgets. Ground up into a powder, printed circuit boards from these products could sponge up another type of pollution — toxic heavy metals in water. The researchers processed the nonmetallic fraction of waste circuit boards into a powder and found that ...
    on August 2, 2013     Source: Slashdot

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