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nickel

noun  /ˈnɪk·əl/ us  

nickel noun (COIN)

[C] (in the US and Canada) a coin worth five cents

nickel noun (METAL)

[U] a silver-white metal: Nickel is useful because of its resistance to corrosion.
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