[ nahy-krohm ]
/ ˈnaɪˌkroʊm /
Save This Word!
a brand name for a nickel-base alloy, containing chromium and iron, having high electrical resistance and stability at high temperatures.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Words nearby Nichrome
Nicholas V, Nicholasville, Nichole, Nichols, Nicholson, Nichrome, nicht, nicht wahr, Nicias, nick, nickel
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Nichrome in a sentence
It consists of a handle carrying two heavy prongs which are bridged by a length of heavy nichrome wire.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte
Air became a high-resistance conductor comparable to nichrome wire, when and where the projector sent its microwaves.The Pirates of Ersatz|Murray Leinster
If nichrome wire were used, it would be 1/60th the length of copper for the same gauge, or 93 feet.Electricity for the farm|Frederick Irving Anderson
On account of the high price of platinum, the author has substituted nichrome wire for student use.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
The only part of it that is at all difficult to get is the nichrome resistance wire.Common Science|Carleton W. Washburne
British Dictionary definitions for Nichrome
/ (ˈnaɪkrəʊm) /
trademark any of various alloys containing nickel, iron, and chromium, with smaller amounts of other components. It is used in electrical heating elements, furnaces, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012