Nickel

Nickel is a chemical element with the chemical symbol Ni and atomic number 28. It is a silvery-white lustrous metal with a slight golden tinge. Nickel belongs to the transition metals and is hard and ductile. Pure nickel shows a significant chemical activity that can be observed when nickel is powdered to maximize the exposed surface area on which...
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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

(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

(US Currency and Slang) - 5 cent coin.
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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

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

(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

(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

[Canadian coin] The Canadian five-cent coin, commonly called a nickel, is a coin worth five cents or one-twentieth of a Canadian dollar. It was patterned on the corresponding coin in the neighbouring United States. Starting 4 February 2013, after the elimination of the penny, it became the smallest valued coin in the currency. The denominat...
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Nickel

[United States coin] A nickel, in American usage, is a five-cent coin struck by the United States Mint. Composed of 75% copper and 25% nickel, the piece has been issued since 1866. The silver half dime, equal to five cents, had been issued since the 1790s. The American Civil War caused economic hardship, driving gold and silver from circula...
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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

A $5 chip.
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Nickel

A $500 wager.
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Nickel

A defensive formation where the defense will remove a linebacker and put a fifth defensive back on the field. Used in obvious passing situations such as third and long.
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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

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

An alloying element which increases the strength, toughness and wear and corrosion resistance of ste
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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

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

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

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

Nickel is a metal that has a silvery-white lustrous appearance and as it is very similar to silver in looks. It has been used in jewellery making for centuries however as it can be an irritant to the skin it is used much less now particularly in earrings.
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Nickel

Nickel is a metallic chemical element with the symbol Ni and atomic number 28.
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