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nickelous

[ nik-uh-luh s ]
/ ˈnɪk ə ləs /
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adjective Chemistry.

containing bivalent nickel.

Nearby words

nickelic oxide, nickeliferous, nickeline, nickelize, nickelodeon, nickelous, nickeltype, nicker, nicking, nicklaus, nicklaus, jack william

Origin of nickelous

First recorded in 1875–80; nickel + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for nickelous

nickelous

/ (ˈnɪkələs) /

adjective

of or containing nickel, esp in the divalent state
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