Nickel

See also: nickel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Nickel

  1. A patronymic surname​.

GermanEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɪkl̩/, /ˈnɪkəl/

NounEdit

Nickel n

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

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 8 September 2013, at 06:35