nonmetallic Definition

  • 1not containing or resembling metal
  • 2of or relating to a nonmetal

Using nonmetallic: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "nonmetallic" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The nonmetallic elements include carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen.

  • Example

    The nonmetallic minerals are used in the production of ceramics and glass.

nonmetallic Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: nonmetallic in Brief

The term 'nonmetallic' [non-muh-tal-ik] refers to substances that do not contain or resemble metal. It is used to describe elements like carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen, as well as minerals used in ceramics and glass production.