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nickel

noun
 
 
/ˈnɪkl/
[U] NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION a silver-white metal used in manufacturing: Russia is the world's largest miner of nickel ore.
[C] MONEY a US or Canadian coin worth five cents: They raised the tax by a nickel a gallon.
(Definition of nickel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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