from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • noun chemistry Symbol for nickel.

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  • noun 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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