Associations to the word «Nugget»

Wiktionary

NUGGET, noun. (countable) A small, compact chunk or clump.
NUGGET, noun. (countable) A tidbit of something valuable.
NUGGET, noun. (uncountable) A type of boot polish.
NUGGET, noun. (countable) A bud from the Cannabis sativa plant. Usually implies dankness.
NUGGET, noun. (countable) (slang) An inexperienced, newly trained fighter pilot.
NUGGET, noun. (comptheory) A partial description gleaned from data mining.
NUGGET OF TRUTH, noun. (idiomatic) A small amount of truth in a generally untrue statement.

Dictionary definition

NUGGET, noun. A solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats