from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An alloy of 74.5 per cent. of copper, 25 per cent. of nickel, and 5 per cent. of iron. It is used for electric resistance.


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  • German silver appear upon a reduced scale in nickelin.

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  • It stands pretty well in the same relation to nickelin as the latter does to German silver.

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