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In 37 games, including eight starts, Dawson has recorded 48 career tackles with two interceptions and nine pass breakups while primarily playing at nickel corner.
Rising prices are encouraging operators in Asia and elsewhere to produce cobalt as a byproduct of other metals such as nickel and copper.
Females of the nickel-sized species Schizocosa malitiosa are both sweet and scary, carrying an army of up to 200 spiderling babies on their backs until the young ones are old enough to set out on their own.
Bryce Callahan ran with the starters during the preseason opener against the Broncos as the nickel cornerback but that responsibility shifted to Cre’Von LeBlanc this time around.
On these islands, tourists sunbathe on beaches, cars drive on roads and workers mine nickel in the mountains.
Of course, migrating preflight dining from the traditional serve-yourself buffet to a tony restaurant with servers doesn’t come cheap—and U.S. airlines have become global masters of operating as skillful nickel-squeezers.
And in that front four – can DeShawn Williams supplant Wallace Gilberry as a nickel inside rusher?
Their scales also contained higher levels of 13 heavy metals, like lead, zinc, cobalt, nickel, and manganese, at concentrations known to harm the health of other animals.
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Origin and Etymology of nickel
First Known Use: 1755See Words from the same year
NICKEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nickel for English Language Learners
: a hard silver-white metal
: a U.S. or Canadian coin that is worth five cents
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