/ (naɪf, ˈnaɪfɪ) /
the earth's core, thought to be composed of nickel and iron
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Word Origin for nife
C20: from the chemical symbols Ni (nickel) and Fe (iron)
Words nearby nife
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Example sentences from the Web for nife
I dug out the Bred with my nife and thru the crums out at the Windo so Mother sh'd not see them.Sir Christopher|Maud Wilder Goodwin