n : an element (as boron, silicon, or arsenic) intermediate in properties between the typical metals and nonmetals
, also met*al*loi*dal , adj 1 : resembling a metal 2 : of, relating to, or being a metalloid .
Similar sounding terms: mo·dal·i·ty mod·u·late mo·til·i·ty mu·ti·late
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