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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 non·met·al /-ˈmɛtḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 non·met·al /(ˈ)nɑnˈmɛtḷ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Non·met·al n. Chem. Any one of the set of elements which, as contrasted with the metals, possess, produce, or receive, acid rather than basic properties; a metalloid; as, oxygen, sulphur, and chlorine are nonmetals.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal;
            "nonmetallic elements" [syn: nonmetallic] [ant: metallic]
      n : a chemical element lacking typical metallic properties