Adjective "Nickel" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nickel


    Definition:

    1. Chemistry. a hard, silvery-white, ductile and malleable metallic element, allied to iron and cobalt, not readily oxidized: used chiefly in alloys, in electroplating, and as a catalyst in organic synthesis. Symbol:Ni; atomic weight:5

    8.71; atomic number:28; specific gravity:

    8.9 at 20°C.

    2. a cupronickel coin of the U.S., the 20th part of a dollar, equal to five cents.

    3. a nickel coin of Canada, the 20th part of a dollar, equal to five cents. verb (used with object), nickeled, nicke

    Examples:

    "tins can be nickel at rupees."

    "sources can be nickel for mills."

    "percents can be nickel in/at/on percents."

    "percents can be nickel in currencies."

    "prices can be nickel."

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