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heavy metal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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heavy metalˌheavy ˈmetal noun  1 APM[uncountable] a type of rock music with a strong beat, played very loudly on electric guitars2 [countable] technicalT a metal that has a high density, such as gold, mercury, or lead. Many heavy metals are poisonous.
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heavy metalA heavy metal vision of post-Thatcherism, maybe.Into most music except heavy metal, house, jazz and soul!Daeve Pope would have been in heavy metal heaven.I think there are a lot of gay people in heavy metal -- everywhere.Secondly, the band launched heavy metal hard man Ted Nugent, one of rock's more notable characters.The most successful title of this type is the heavy metal bible, Kerrang.
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