Translation of nickel in Spanish:

nickel

Pronunciation: /ˈnɪkəl/

n

  • 1 u [Chem] [Metall] níquel (m)
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    • Metals like silver, nickel and gold are a perfect medium for coinage because of their durability and the value accorded by their relative rarity.
    • We are already exporting gold and we have substantial resources of silver, uranium, nickel, cobalt, the deposits of which need further investigation.
    • When waste oils are burned in incinerators, toxic metals such as nickel, vanadium and cadmium get ensnared in the particles given off into the atmosphere.
  • 2 c (US coin)moneda de cinco centavos I don't have a nickel to my name no tengo un céntimo, no tengo donde caerme muerto [familiar/colloquial] don't take any wooden nickels [colloq & dated] ¡que no te tomen el pelo or te vendan un buzón! [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Here we have ten coins: pennies, nickels, and dimes.
    • You have five quarters, two nickels, three dimes and a penny in your pocket.
    • There on the counter, the boy had left two nickels and five pennies.

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