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nonmetal meaning

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WNonmetal
  • In chemistry, a nonmetal (or non-metal) is a chemical element that mostly lacks metallic attributes.
  • Moving rightward across the standard form of periodic table, nonmetals adopt structures that have progressively fewer nearest neighbours.
  • Although five times more elements are metals than nonmetals, two of the nonmetals—hydrogen and helium—make up over 99 per cent of the observable Universe, and one—oxygen—makes up close to half of the Earth's crust, oceans and atmosphere.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. en nonmetals
    2. en nonmetallic
    3. en nonmetallized
    4. en nonmetallurgist
    5. en nonmetalliferous
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    Meaning of nonmetal for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "nonmetal" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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