heavy metal

Definitions

General English

General Science

Construction

  • A naturally occurring elemental metal with a high molecular weight.

Electronics

  • A metal which has a specific gravity greater than a given amount, such as 5. Examples include iron, gold, osmium, and iridium, each of which has a specific gravity of approximately 7.8, 19.3, 22.5, and 22.6, respectively.

Media Studies

  • noun an aggressive style of loud rock music that was most popular in the 1980s.
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