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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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metalworkmet‧al‧work /ˈmetlwɜːk $ -wɜːrk/ noun [uncountable]  1 TIobjects made by shaping metal a huge collection of antique metalwork2 TIthe activity or skill of making metal objects Students can study woodwork or metalwork.metalworker noun [countable]
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metalworkMany pieces of both 14 and 17C metalwork display a distinctive spiky naturalism which is paralleled elsewhere in stone and wood.metalwork classesThree free blades are supplied with the machine, for wood and metalwork.Art Nouveau metalworkThis is despite there being thousands of pieces of metalwork which have been cast in moulds.Also provided with the grinder is a disc for use on metalwork.But the bottom of the building is stone with glass openings and the metalwork holding it.Boots often leak, so take a look in the spare wheel well and at the metalwork beneath the fuel tank.There is a fine crystal chandelier of the 19C and do note too, the metalwork on the doors.Sam MacDonald, who works out of Orkney, has submitted an unusual metalwork sculpture.
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