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nibnoun [C]

uk   us   /nɪb/
a ​pointedmetalpart at one end of a ​pen, that the ​inkflows through when you write or ​draw
(Definition of nib from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nib”
in Korean 펜촉…
in Arabic سِنّ القَلَم…
in Malaysian mata pen…
in French (bec de) plume…
in Russian перо (авторучки)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋼筆尖…
in Italian pennino…
in Turkish uç, kalem ucu…
in Polish stalówka, czubek…
in Spanish plumilla, punta…
in Vietnamese đầu ngòi bút…
in Portuguese ponta…
in Thai ปลาย…
in German die Schreibfeder…
in Catalan punta, plomí…
in Japanese ペン先…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钢笔尖…
in Indonesian ujung pena…
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