a mineral, nickel sulfide, NiS, occurring in slender, bronze-colored crystals: a minor ore of nickel.
Other definitions for Millerite (2 of 2)
a follower of William Miller, a U.S. preacher who taught that the Second Advent of Christ and the beginning of the millennium were to occur in 1843.
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How to use millerite in a sentence
But so long as it's nobody but Goshorn, I'm goin' to stay and litigate the question till the millerite millennium comes.
August, though not a recognized millerite, almost blamed himself that he should have been away these two hours from the services.
They imitated the millerite meetings in their drunken sprees, and learned Mr. Hankins's arguments by heart.
Rare but valuable ores of nickel are millerite, nickelite, glance, and nickel bloom.The A B C of Mining | Charles A. Bramble
They told me it was built on by the millerite, but I knew better.Old Plymouth Trails | Winthrop Packard
British Dictionary definitions for millerite
a yellow mineral consisting of nickel sulphide in hexagonal crystalline form: a minor ore of nickel. Formula: NiS
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