Recent Examples of nickel from the Web
Optical elements like glass, as well as titanium and nickel alloys, have high melting points, and therefore often survive.
The collection is totally customizable—there are six wood finishes, brass or nickel details, and 70-plus fabrics from which to choose.
Look at airlines, where customers put up with discomfort and nickel-and-dime fees in exchange for cheap base rates.
The Lions moved nickel cornerback Quandre Diggs to safety after Wilson's injury, and Diggs played well enough at the position that the team has options going forward.
Being able to play corner, nickel, outside, inside and being able to return.
Joseph, who was slotted to come in as a safety and nickel back, may end up being forced to play cornerback his freshman season, as LSU looks to add depth to a thin group.
The Jaguars were not going nickel and dime the Patriots and come out with a win.
At times, Trina Shults could glimpse through a nickel-sized air hole the robber cut to help with her asthma.
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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
NICKEL Defined for Kids
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