precious metal

贵金属

English-Chinese computer dictionary (英汉计算机词汇大词典). 2013.

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  • precious metal — n [U and C] a rare and valuable metal such as gold or silver …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • precious metal — ► NOUN ▪ a valuable metal such as gold, silver, or platinum …   English terms dictionary

  • Precious metal — A precious metal is a rare metallic chemical element of high economic value. Chemically, the precious metals are less reactive than most elements, have high luster, are softer or more ductile, and have higher melting points than other metals.… …   Wikipedia

  • precious metal — noun any of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry • Hypernyms: ↑valuable • Hyponyms: ↑bullion, ↑gold, ↑silver * * * noun : any of the less common and highly valuable metals (as gold, silver …   Useful english dictionary

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  • precious metal — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms precious metal : singular precious metal plural precious metals a valuable metal such as gold, silver, or platinum …   English dictionary

  • precious metal — valuable metal, costly metal, metal that is not combined with oxygen, anti rust metal (i.e. gold, silver, or platinum) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • precious metal — a metal of the gold, silver, or platinum group. * * * …   Universalium

  • precious metal — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. silver, pLatinum, pewter; see gold 2 , metal …   English dictionary for students

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