Raney nickel

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

It was developed in 1926 by American engineer Murray Raney.

Noun[edit]

Raney nickel (countable and uncountable, plural Raney nickels)

  1. A finely divided nickel-aluminum alloy that has been treated with NaOH to dissolve out most of the aluminum.

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