medal vs metal vs meddle vs mettle :


  • n  an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

  • n  any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
  • n  a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
  • v  cover with metal
  • a  containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal
    a metallic compound
    metallic luster
    the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce

  • v  intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    Don't meddle in my affairs!

  • n  the courage to carry on
News & Articles

  • Metal Babes: Rare Photos of Slayer and Metallica from the Early Days of Thrash
    Forget earthquakes, thrash metal was the biggest, loudest tectonic shift to hit California in the early '80s. Led by Slayer and Metallica, the bands combined the scrappiness of punk with the stomping fury of metal...
    June 13, 2013 - Spin
  • Metal Fabrication Company Noble Industries, Inc. ...
    NOBLESVILLE, Ind.– Noble Industries, a leading Indianapolis metal fabrication company, has purchased a new Mazak Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS), adding two more lasers to its already strong lineup of metal fabricators. According to the Modern Machinery Company, "the Mazak laser Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) is world-renowned for helping fabricators achieve competitiveness ...
    June 13, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Russia Metal Producers Slump to 2009 Low on China: Moscow Mover
    Russia’s metal producers dropped to the lowest level since 2009 on concern economic growth in China is slowing, curbing demand for commodities.
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Iran’s Next Leader Advocates a Less Intrusive State
    Iran’s president-elect, Hassan Rowhani, said the government should not meddle in people’s lives, effectively rebuking President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the hard-liners who used to support him.
    July 3, 2013 - International Herald Tribune
  • Column: Let's get rid of the IRS
    Why would anyone give a federal agency caught in an outrageous abuse of its considerable power even more authority to meddle in the lives of Americans?
    June 9, 2013 - Detroit News

  • Purdue's firefighting robot showcases its mettle in blaze
    Purdue's firefighting robot proves its mettle in Hoopeston, Ill., warehouse fire
    June 20, 2013 - Journal & Courier
  • Pandora Radio: 2013 Is Your Make Or Break Year
    The Internet radio company’s official numbers aren’t showing it just yet--but new competition from Apple and rising tensions over royalty costs will test its mettle (and its business model). For Pandora, the competitive terrain has never looked rougher. In the last month, the company was joined by two gigantic, notoriously disruptive competitors: Google and Apple. As part of its All Access music ...
    June 20, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • Photos: Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon
    Athletes test their mettle during the Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon at High Cliff State Park in Sherwood on Saturday.
    June 18, 2013 - The Appleton Post-Crescent