Nickel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

One of the variant spellings of Nichol, a Middle English vernacular form of the given name Nicholas.

Proper noun[edit]

Nickel

  1. A patronymic surname​.

German[edit]

Chemical element
Ni Previous: Cobalt (Co)
Next: Kupfer (Cu)

Etymology[edit]

A pet form of the proper masculine name Nikolaus, see also Old Nick "the devil" and Nicholas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɪkl̩/, /ˈnɪkəl/

Noun[edit]

Nickel n

  1. nickel (a silvery elemental metal with an atomic number of 28 and symbol Ni).

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