Associations to the word «Nickel»


NICKEL, noun. (uncountable) A silvery elemental metal with an atomic number of 28 and symbol Ni.
NICKEL, noun. (US) (Canada) (countable) A coin worth 5 cents.
NICKEL, noun. (US slang) (by extension) Five dollars.
NICKEL, noun. (US slang) (by extension) Five hundred dollars.
NICKEL, noun. (US slang) (sometimes the nickel or the hot nickel) Interstate 5, a highway that runs along the west coast of the United States.
NICKEL, noun. (slang) A playing card with the rank of five
NICKEL, noun. (US slang) A five-year prison sentence.
NICKEL, verb. (transitive) To plate with nickel.
NICKEL, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
NICKEL AND DIME, adjective. (US) (idiomatic) (colloquial) Small time; operating on a small scale; involving small amounts of money; petty or cheap.
NICKEL AND DIME, verb. (US) (idiomatic) (colloquial) To charge, or be charged, several unexpected small amounts of money, often in the form of fees, taxes, or related expenses to a venture, which when taken as a whole add up to a significant unexpected cost.
NICKEL AND DIME, verb. (US) (idiomatic) (colloquial) (figuratively) To wear down in small increments; to quibble or obsess endlessly with (someone) over trifles.
NICKEL AND DIME, noun. (US) (slang) Fifteen years.
NICKEL BAG, noun. A five-dollar baggie of narcotics, especially marijuana.
NICKEL BAG, noun. A bagged portion of half a gram of narcotics.
NICKEL BAGS, noun. Plural of nickel bag
NICKEL NOTE, noun. A five-dollar bill.
NICKEL NURSER, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) A miser.
NICKEL RICH, adjective. Alternative spelling of nickel-rich
NICKEL SILVER, noun. A hard, corrosion-resistant alloy of copper, zinc and nickel used to make domestic silverware.
NICKEL STEEL, noun. (chemistry) (industrial) steel that contains approximately 6% of nickel, increasing its strength

Dictionary definition

NICKEL, 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.
NICKEL, noun. A United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar.
NICKEL, noun. Five dollars worth of a drug; "a nickel bag of drugs"; "a nickel deck of heroin".
NICKEL, verb. Plate with nickel; "nickel the plate".

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