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nickel

ni‚ÄČkuhl

  • 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
  • n  a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar
  • n  five dollars worth of a drug
    a nickel bag of drugs
    a nickel deck of heroin
  • v  plate with nickel
    nickel the plate

  • Number of people potentially affected: 134,000 Type of pollutant: Air pollution particulates, sulfur dioxide, heavy metals, phenols Source of pollution: Major nickel and .
  • 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.
  • The acquisition came just before nickel prices nearly tripled.
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  • Barack Obama in Jamaica Observer
    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.
  • Harinder Takhar in Deccan Herald
    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...
  • Charles Schumer in BusinessWeek
    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.

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