nickelous

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

containing bivalent nickel.

Nearby words

  1. nickelic oxide,
  2. nickeliferous,
  3. nickeline,
  4. nickelize,
  5. nickelodeon,
  6. nickeltype,
  7. nicker,
  8. nicking,
  9. nicklaus,
  10. 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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