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sheet metal

noun
1.
metal in sheets or thin plates.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
Related forms
sheet-metal, adjective
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  • But a bird wing is vastly more sophisticated than anything composed of sheet metal and rivets.
  • The streets, littered with trees and pieces of sheet metal, were deserted.
  • Improvised roofs of sheet metal are weighed down against the tugging wind with rocks and old tires.
  • The mechanical building on top of the main reactor containment is metal framed and thin sheet metal covered.
  • Of course, being surrounded by sheet metal is no guarantee of safety.
  • It wears this look rather well, with enough design cues in the sheet metal to keep things interesting.
  • The agent looked inside our sunken garbage cans, four sheet metal canisters recessed below the flagstone sidewalk.
  • It is used to make wire,plumbing pipes, sheet metal and other products.
  • We have developed an instrumented forming station capable of measuring the stress in sheet metal during deformation.
  • These licenses are for those in the sheet metal trades.
British Dictionary definitions for sheet metal

sheet metal

noun
1.
metal in the form of a sheet, the thickness being intermediate between that of plate and that of foil
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