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1. nickel

noun. ['ˈnɪkəl'] a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite.

Synonyms

  • smaltite
  • garnierite
  • metallic element
  • pentlandite
  • millerite
  • atomic number 28
  • metal

Etymology

  • nickel (Swedish)
  • kopparnickel (Swedish)

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Rhymes with Nickel

  • vansickle
  • vansickel
  • mcnickle
  • mcnichol
  • mcmickle
  • trickle
  • trickel
  • stickle
  • stickel
  • quickel
  • brickle
  • brickell
  • brickel
  • wikel
  • tickle
  • sickle
  • sickel
  • sichel
  • rickel
  • pikul
  • pickle
  • pickell
  • pickel
  • nikkel
  • nicoll
  • nicol
  • nickol
  • nickle
  • nicholl
  • mikell

How do you pronounce nickel?

Pronounce nickel as ˈnɪkəl.

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Sentences with nickel


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the smallest box, place a cheap “gift,” such as a nickel or a button.

2. nickel-iron_accumulator

noun. a storage battery having a nickel oxide cathode and an iron anode with an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide; each cell gives about 1.2 volts.

Synonyms

  • nickel-iron battery
  • accumulator

Antonyms

  • anode
  • nonworker

3. nickel-iron_battery

noun. a storage battery having a nickel oxide cathode and an iron anode with an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide; each cell gives about 1.2 volts.

Synonyms

  • storage battery
  • accumulator

Antonyms

  • anode
  • nonworker

4. nickel-base_alloy

noun. an alloy whose main constituent is nickel.

Synonyms

  • alloy
  • Monel metal
  • Monell metal
  • Permalloy
  • Nichrome
  • metal

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic

5. nickel-and-dime

verb. spend money frugally; spend as little as possible.

Synonyms

  • spend
  • drop
  • expend

Antonyms

  • overspend
  • underspend
  • recuperate
  • better

6. nickel-and-dime

adjective. low-paying.

Synonyms

  • cheap

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • fall

7. nickel-cadmium_accumulator

noun. a rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode; often used in emergency systems because of its low discharge rate when not in use.

Synonyms

  • storage battery
  • accumulator

Antonyms

  • anode
  • nonworker

8. nickel

noun. ['ˈnɪkəl'] a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar.

Antonyms

  • reverse

Etymology

  • nickel (Swedish)
  • kopparnickel (Swedish)

9. nickel

noun. ['ˈnɪkəl'] five dollars worth of a drug.

Synonyms

  • five-spot
  • nickel note
  • fiver

Antonyms

  • tail
  • obverse
  • cathode

Etymology

  • nickel (Swedish)
  • kopparnickel (Swedish)

10. nickel

verb. ['ˈnɪkəl'] plate with nickel.

Etymology

  • nickel (Swedish)
  • kopparnickel (Swedish)
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