nickel nickel  /ˈnɪ kəl/


  1. (n) a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  2. (n) a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar
  3. (n) five dollars worth of a drug
  4. (v) plate with nickel



  1. When the Canadian government two weeks ago switched from silver coins to nickel to benefit one of Canada's biggest basic industries, the nation's seven nickel companies were.
  2. The acquisition came just before nickel prices nearly tripled.


  1. Legion baseball: Nickel's pitching, big hit leads Sixers in Don Friday tourney game

    Aaron Nickel pitched a no-hitter into the top of the fifth, and then hit a three-run double in the bottom of the inning as the Sixers baseball team beat La Crosse Post No. 52 7-2 in an American Legion game Friday night.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Stevens Point Journal

  2. North American Nickel Inc. Closes Second Tranche of Its $7.05m Non-Brokered Private Placement

    North American Nickel Inc. today announced that it has closed the second and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement . Gross proceeds of $2,595,752 were raised through ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Royal Nickel Confirms Economic and Technical Feasibility of Dumont Project

    Royal Nickel Confirms Economic and Technical Feasibility of Dumont Project
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "What I don't wanna hear is when they're spending that kind of money on their shareholders and spending that kind of money on TV advertising that they're nickel and diming fishermen," said Obama.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Jamaica Observer

  2. "From uranium and nickel to cobalt and potash, Ontario and the rest of Canada stand ready to supply India during its next industrial surge forward," Ontario Minister for Government Services, Harinder Takhar said on the occasion of signing a...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Harinder Takhar Source: Deccan Herald

  3. "Not a nickel of these costs should be borne by New York taxpayers, because terrorism is a federal responsibility and this is a federal trial," Schumer, a New York Democrat, said in a release today.
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Charles Schumer Source: BusinessWeek

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