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American English: /ˈnɪk(ə)l/
British English: /ˈnɪk(ə)l/

Translation of nickel in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (metal)
    Example sentences
    • 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 countable (US coin)
    (moneda de cinco centavos)
    I don't have a nickel to my name
    no tengo un céntimo
    no tengo donde caerme muerto [colloquial]
    don't take any wooden nickels [colloquial] [dated]
    ¡que no te tomen el pelo or te vendan un buzón! [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • 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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