- a piece of sintered tungsten carbide used as a die for drawing wire or the like.
- (in powder metallurgy) a compact at any stage of its manufacture.
Origin of nib
OTHER WORDS FROM nibniblike, adjective
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How to use nib in a sentence
Durable and stiffer than diamond, osmium makes for excellent pen nibs and record player needles.Transparent aluminum, and 5 more remarkable metals|Shi En Kim|August 2, 2022|Popular-Science
It mimics the sensation of a graphic nib dragging across paper with eerie accuracy.
Instead go for something else textural, such as cocoa nibs, toasted oats, nuts or even crushed pretzels.These no-bake peppermint chocolate bars bring holiday cheer to your cookie plate|Edd Kimber|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
When the cocoa beans are roasted, their shells crack to expose the nib, which is then ground into a thick paste.
In the stormy days of his youth the old man had been a "Black Nib."Auld Licht Idylls|J. M. Barrie
It might not be safe to kill him; but it would be safe enough to kill Nib.
They wrangled together for a few minutes, and then Nib was handed over.
Jud drew Nib closer, and turned, if possible, a trifle paler.
"Stopped to nib a quill after lunch," grumbled the director of the Arnold Academie, as he gave Robert a pump-handle squeeze.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy