nickel

A silver-white metal widely used for coinage, usually alloyed with copper. Do not use for the copper-nickel 5-cent coin. In the mid-19th century, copper-nickel cents and 3-cent coins were also nicknamed 'nickel,' like the 5-cent coin.
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nickel

[adj] - costing 5 dollars 2. [adj] - priced at 5 cents 3. [n] - a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion 4. [n] - a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar 5. [v] - plate with nickel
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Nickel

(US Currency and Slang) - 5 cent coin.
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Nickel

Nickel is a silver-white metal which occurs mainly in the sulphide and arsenic ores. It is extracted by roasting to NiO and then reducing using carbon. Pure nickel is manufactured by the Mond process, in which impure nickel is reacted with carbon monoxide (CO) to produce Ni(CO)4, which is then decomposed at 200°C to yield 99.99% Ni. Pur...
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Nickel

Metal that is used in various industrial processes, for example, to make other metal alloys, in coin making and in electroplating. Can cause lung cancer. But this is extremely rare.
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Nickel

RAF codename for aerial propaganda leaflets (WWII)
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Nickel

Nickel: A silver-white metallic element. Long-term exposure to nickel, such as from jewelry, can cause a form of contact dermatitis called nickel dermatitis. Exposure to nickel fumes can cause nasal cancer and lung cancer.
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Nickel

Nick'el noun [ G., from Swedish nickel , abbrev. from Swedish kopparnickel copper-nickel, a name given in derision, as it was thought to be a base ore of copper. The origin of the second part of the word is uncertain. Confer Kupfer-nickel , Copper-nickel .] 1. (Ch...
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nickel

1. <chemistry> A bright silver-white metallic element. It is of the iron group, and is hard, malleable, and ductile. It occurs combined with sulphur in millerite, with arsenic in the mineral niccolite, and with arsenic and sulphur in nickel glance. Symbol Ni. Atomic weight 58.6. ... On account of its permanence in air and inertness to oxidati...
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nickel

Ni noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
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nickel

noun five dollars worth of a drug; `a nickel bag of drugs`; `a nickel deck of heroin`
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Nickel

Obtained as an autonomous metal since 1825. Used as coin metal mainly in the form of copper nickel (2.5% Ni). Nickel is also the colloquial name for the US 5-cent piece, which is made of copper nickel.
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nickel

(Ni) (nik´әl) a chemical element, atomic number 28, atomic weight 58.71. It is a major component of some alloys used in dentistry and is also found in stainless steel. Prolonged exposure to nickel, such as in jewelry, can cause nickel dermatitis.
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Nickel

• (n.) A bright silver-white metallic element. It is of the iron group, and is hard, malleable, and ductile. It occurs combined with sulphur in millerite, with arsenic in the mineral niccolite, and with arsenic and sulphur in nickel glance. Symbol Ni. Atomic weight 58.6. • (n.) A small coin made of or containing nickel; esp., a five-cent ...
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nickel

chemical element, ferromagnetic metal of Group VIIIb of the periodic table, markedly resistant to oxidation and corrosion.[19 related articles]
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nickel

(Ni) Type: Term Pronunciation: nik′ĕl Definitions: 1. A metallic bioelement, atomic no. 28, atomic wt. 58.6934, closely resembling cobalt and often associated with it. Protects ribosome structure against heat denaturation. A deficiency of nickel causes changes in the ultrastructure of the liver. It is a cofactor in various hen...
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Nickel

A metal that was frequently used in fashion jewellery and occasionally as an alloy in gold jewellery. However, some people have an allergy or skin reaction to nickel which results in a rash, particularly if worn as pierced jewellery such as earrings. Recent European legislation (the Nickel Directive) strictly defines the amount of nickel that jewel...
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Nickel

A silver-white metal usually used as an alloy in steel, bronze, brass and cast iron. It tends to increase corrosion resistance.
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nickel

(Ni) Nickel in various forms. Credit: Nickel Institute A silvery, hard, ductile, ferromagnetic, metallic element which resembles iron in its strength and toughness. It occurs in group VIII of the periodic table. Nickel makes up 0.008 percent of the Earth's crust. Wh...
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nickel

nickel, metallic chemical element; symbol Ni; at. no. 28; at. wt. 58.69; m.p. about 1,453°C; b.p. about 2,732°C; sp. gr. 8.902 at 25°C; valence 0, +1, +2, +3, or +4.Nickel is a hard, malleable, ductile, lustrous, silver-white metal with a face-centered cubic crystalline structure. It tak...
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Nickel

Nickel is a metal element with the symbol Ni. Nickel was discovered by Cronstedt in 1751 in the mineral copper-nickel.
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nickel

Hard, malleable and ductile, silver-white, metallic element, atomic number 28, relative atomic mass 58.71. It occurs in igneous rocks and as a free metal (native metal), occasionally occurring in fragments of iron–nickel meteorites. It is a component of the Earth's core, which is held to consist principally of iron with some nickel. It...
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Nickel

Silver-white metallic element, chemical symbol Ni.
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Nickel

A $5 chip.
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Nickel

A $500 wager.
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