from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The symbol for the element nickel.

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  • n. Symbol for nickel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See ny.
  • n. In chem., the symbol for nickel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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


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