nife

/ (naɪf, ˈnaɪfɪ) /

noun

the earth's core, thought to be composed of nickel and iron

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Word Origin for nife

C20: from the chemical symbols Ni (nickel) and Fe (iron)
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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