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Somewhere, a defensive coach is going to yell when I say this, but for a variety of reasons, the new base is nickel defense.

He thinks that, when Collins returns, Curl could return to being a versatile chess piece, as he was as the big nickel cornerback earlier this season.

From the seller’s perspective they won’t be “nickeled and dimed” over minor issues that may come up and you reserve the right to cancel for any reason.

In 2012, Takeuchi and colleagues measured a temperature change of 17 degrees Celsius in nickel-titanium wires.

Bundling all these in a slightly more expensive package would alleviate the issue without resorting to this nickel and dime approach on what’s marketed as a budget-minded device.

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I was already over forty, had hardly a nickel in my pocket and this was the biggest break in my life.

Back then, when you made a movie that lost money, you lost every nickel.

When the popsicle man came around, my mother gave me a nickel.

In them days, you could get two loaves of bread for a nickel.

For every dollar of wealth owned by white folks in the United States today, black folks on average own less than a nickel.

The newsdealer was looking the other way as he made change so Lamb plucked back his nickel.

The following methods of plating iron with nickel and silver appeared in a recent issue of a German paper.

The metal may be brass or copper and finished in nickel, antique, bronze, or given a brush finish.

The shining copper and nickel spoon sank slowly, and the boy paid out about a hundred feet of line.

A MAN told a little girl that he would sell his baby for a nickel.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nickel, such as: anodize, bronze, chrome, cover, electroplate, and enamel.

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