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  • n. Plural form of nickel.

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  • Well, I think that the - again, as I think we've mentioned in the past, this is about finding what I call nickels and dimes of improvement and optimization, relating principally to the variable cost component of the cellulosic ethanol, and that means findings ways to make enzymes more - less expensively finding ways to be the cause of nourishing our fermentation organisms using less electric power, recycling water as much as possible and that therefore, reduces the amount of treatment in treatment chemicals, and it's really a whole series of these things that lead up to or that constitute our efforts to improve the product performance and performance cell unit.

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  • In my experience, the wage for an emerging artist can be calculated in nickels and dimes.

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  • During World War II the status of nickel metal as a strategic war material resulted in nickels being minted with a copper, manganese, and silver composition, the first time silver had been used in a five-cent piece since the last half dime was minted in 1873.

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  • The elusive nature of high-grade 1918-S Buffalo nickels is the product of a confluence of factors.

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  • For some reason (no one knows why), there was 36 cents in nickels and pennies in there, too, and a snapshot of two sailors, with no names to identify them.

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  • True, the thief that went through my clothes didn't get much — some thirty or forty cents in nickels and pennies, and my tobacco and cigarette papers; but it was all I had, which is more than most men can be robbed of, for they have something left at home, while I had no home.

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  • True, the thief that went through my clothes didn't get much — some thirty or forty cents in nickels and pennies, and my tobacco and cigarette-papers; but it was all I had, which is more than most men can be robbed of, for they have something left at home, while I had no home.

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  • That’s okay little fella, I’m pretty sure you don’t have to buy insurnce on Hot Wheels cars, so you keep saving those nickels from the hobos, I’m sure one day your dream will come true.

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  • "Dig up, or I'll shake it out of you, even if it's all in nickels."

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  • And postage only cost one "bee" (what we used to call nickels back in those days).

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