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METAL: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "metal / ore / steel"
 

To do the sign for "metal" or "steel" place an "X" handshape under your chin near your throat.  Slide the X forward about 3 inches and repeat.  The movement isn't like shaving, rather you use a flicking movement. Some people flick it forward at the wrist, others use a bit more of the elbow.

METAL / STEEL:


 


 

Iron-[I-R-O-N+ METAL]:


 


If you are referring to a metal coil one way to convey that is:

 

 


Notes: 

See: HAMMER

SCREWDRIVER

PLIERS



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