Any of a number of chemical elements in the periodic table that form a metallic bond with other metal atoms; generally shiny, somewhat malleable and hard, often a conductor of heat and electricity. (noun)
To make a road using crushed rock, stones etc. (verb)
Examples of word metal
a charge of a metal must rest upon a field that is of a colour or fur; or, contrariwise, that a charge of a colour must rest on a field that is of a metal or fur, -- that is, that _metal be not on metal, nor colour on colour_.
I. ii.313 (17,3) Thy honourable metal may be wrought/From what it is dispos'd] The best _metal_ or _temper_ may be worked into qualities contrary to its original constitution.
So ultimately the difference in metal is unimportant compared to basic shooting skill.
All the simple ideas that go to the complex one signified by the term metal, being nothing but what he before comprehended and signified by the name lead.
Miss Siphax further explained that this was largely true of Egypt, where fine linen was combined in a most wonderful manner with what they term metal embroidery.
After all, the science of naval construction in metal is in its infancy, and will be liable to error and mishap for some time to came.