Definition of nickel noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    nickel

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    NAmE//ˈnɪkl//
     
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable] (symbol Ni) a chemical element. Nickel is a hard silver-white metal used in making some types of steel and other alloys.
  2. 2[countable] a coin of the U.S. and Canada worth 5 cents
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nickel