Met"al*line (?), a. [Cf. F. m'etallin.] Chem. (a)

Pertaining to, or resembling, a metal; metallic; as, metalline properties.

(b)

Impregnated with metallic salts; chalybeate; as, metalline water.

[R.]

 

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Met"al*line (? ∨ ?), n. Chem.

A substance of variable composition, but resembling a soft, dark-colored metal, used in the bearings of machines for obviating friction, and as a substitute for lubricants.

 

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