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English noun: nickel

1. nickel (substance) a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite


Synonymsatomic number 28, Ni


Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element


Substance meronymgarnierite, millerite, pentlandite, smaltite

2. nickel (possession) a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar


Broader (hypernym)coin

3. nickel (possession) five dollars worth of a drug


SamplesA nickel bag of drugs.
A nickel deck of heroin.


Synonymsnickel note


Broader (hypernym)five dollar bill, five-spot, fiver


English verb: nickel

1. nickel (contact) plate with nickel


SamplesNickel the plate.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)plate









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