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nickelodeon an early type of jukebox. [2 definitions]
nickel plate a thin coating of nickel, usu. deposited by electroplating, that provides an inexpensive, protective cover for other metals.
nickel silver a silver-colored, hard, durable, corrosion-resistant alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, used for utensils, tableware, and the like.
nicker to neigh or whinny. [2 definitions]
nickknack variant of knickknack.
nickname a name given to a person, place, or thing in place of or in addition to the proper name, to indicate humor, familiarity, or the character of the person, place, or thing. [3 definitions]
Nicolaus Copernicus a Polish astronomer (b.1473--d.1543).
Nicosia the capital of Cyprus.
nicotine a poisonous alkaloid that occurs in tobacco and is used in insecticides.
nicotinic acid niacin.
nictate variant of nictitate.
nictitate to wink.
nictitating membrane a thin, transparent membrane that forms an inner eyelid on birds, reptiles, and some mammals, that can be closed to keep the eye clean and moist.
niddering (archaic) an honorless wretch; coward.
niece a daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law.
nifty (informal) attractive, stylish, admirable, or cleverly contrived.
Niger a north central African country between Algeria and Nigeria. [2 definitions]
Nigeria a country in West Africa on the Atlantic coast between Benin and Cameroon.
Nigerian of or pertaining to Nigeria or its people, culture, or the like. [2 definitions]
Niger River a long river in western Africa that begins in Guinea and flows through Mali and Niger. It then flows along the border between Niger and Benin, through Nigeria, and finally into the Atlantic Ocean.
niggard a very stingy person; miser. [2 definitions]