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Nickel vs. Chrome

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Nickelnoun

(uncountable) A silvery elemental metal with an atomic number of 28 and symbol Ni.

Chromenoun

Chromium, when used to plate other metals.

Nickelnoun

A coin worth 5 cents.

Chromenoun

The basic structural elements used in a graphical user interface, such as window frames and scroll bars, as opposed to the content.

Nickelnoun

Five dollars.

Chromenoun

handguns (collectively)

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Nickelnoun

Five hundred dollars.

Chromeverb

(transitive) To plate with chrome.

Nickelnoun

Interstate 5, a highway that runs along the west coast of the United States.

Chromeverb

(transitive) To treat with a solution of potassium bichromate, as in dyeing.

Nickelnoun

(slang) A playing card with the rank of five

Chromenoun

Same as Chromium.

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Nickelnoun

A five-year prison sentence.

Chromeverb

To treat with a solution of potassium bichromate, as in dyeing.

Nickelnoun

(American football) A defensive formation with five defensive backs, one of whom is a nickelback, instead of the more common four.

Chromenoun

another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments

Nickelverb

(transitive) To plate with nickel.

Chromeverb

plate with chromium;

‘chrome bathroom fixtures’;

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Nickelnoun

A bright silver-white metallic element of atomic number 28. It is of the iron group, and is hard, malleable, and ductile. It occurs combined with sulphur in millerite, with arsenic in the mineral niccolite, and with arsenic and sulphur in nickel glance. Symbol Ni. Atomic weight 58.70.

Chromeverb

treat with a chromium compound

Nickelnoun

A small coin made of or containing nickel; esp., a five-cent piece.

Chromenoun

chromium plate as a decorative or protective finish on motor-vehicle fittings and other objects

‘a chrome bumper’;

Nickelnoun

a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite

Chromenoun

denoting compounds or alloys of chromium

‘chrome dyes’;

Nickelnoun

a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar

Chromenoun

short for chrome yellow

Nickelnoun

five dollars worth of a drug;

‘a nickel bag of drugs’; ‘a nickel deck of heroin’;

Nickelverb

plate with nickel;

‘nickel the plate’;

Nickelnoun

a silvery-white metal, the chemical element of atomic number 28.

Nickelnoun

a five-cent coin; five cents

‘a button the size of a nickel’; ‘we will see gasoline prices go up about a nickel’;

Nickelverb

coat with nickel

‘heavily nickelled iron castings’;

Nickel

Nickel is a chemical element with the symbol Ni and atomic number 28. It is a silvery-white lustrous metal with a slight golden tinge.

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