nonmetal definition

  • noun:
    • some of several elements, such air or sulfur, that are lacking the actual and chemical properties of metals.
    • a component, including phosphorus or chlorine, that will not possess substance or actual properties of a metal
    • Any one associated with collection of elements which, as compared aided by the metals, have, produce, or enjoy, acid instead of fundamental properties; a metalloid.
    • a chemical factor lacking typical metallic properties
  • others:
    • In. n chem., an element which includes perhaps not the character of a metal. See metalloid.
  • adjective:
    • maybe not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal

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