nickeline

[ nik-uh-leen ]
/ ˈnɪk əˌlin /

noun

a usually massive, pale copper-red mineral, nickel arsenide, NiAs, with a metallic luster.

Nearby words

  1. nickel-cadmium battery,
  2. nickel-plate,
  3. nickelic,
  4. nickelic oxide,
  5. nickeliferous,
  6. nickelize,
  7. nickelodeon,
  8. nickelous,
  9. nickeltype,
  10. nicker

Origin of nickeline

First recorded in 1780–90; nickel + -ine2

Also called niccolite.

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British Dictionary definitions for nickeline

nickeline

/ (ˈnɪkəˌliːn) /

noun

another name for niccolite
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