Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Forceps and the handles of scalpels are nickelled, and this keeps them bright.

In the pocket of a hanging coat was thrust a nickelled rod from a patent trousers-stretcher, so that it pointed out into the room.

A huge basin full of hot water stood ready under the nickelled faucets.

Pressing plates, plates of metal japanned or nickelled, used for giving finish to the leather on a book.

For nipping up the leather after covering, they should be nickelled to prevent the iron staining the leather.

The work is then laid on it and covered with a second sheet of nickelled zinc and some pasteboards.

For this purpose the brass must be highly polished and divided before it is nickelled.

For copper, when the supply began to grow short, nickelled iron was quickly substituted.