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The symbol for the element nickel.
The symbol for nickel.
A silvery, hard, ductile metallic element that occurs in ores along with iron or magnesium. It resists oxidation and corrosion and is used to make alloys such as stainless steel. It is also used as a coating for other metals. Atomic number 28; atomic weight 58.69; melting point 1,453°C; boiling point 2,732°C; specific gravity 8.902; valence 0, 1, 2, 3. See Periodic Table.
The country code for Nicaragua.
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[nahy-uh-sin] /ˈnaɪ ə sɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. . /ˈnaɪəsɪn/ noun 1. another name for nicotinic acid n. “pellagra-preventing vitamin in enriched bread,” 1942, coined from ni(cotinic) ac(id) + -in (2), chemical suffix; suggested by the American Medical Association as a more commercially viable name than nicotinic acid. The new name was found to be necessary […]