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noun as in lump, solid piece; often of metal

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Then this mixture will be shipped off to KFC’s kitchens, where the nuggets will take shape and be coated in the Colonel’s secret seasoning.

Eventually, in 2019, as more and more cultured-food businesses began trying to make everything from meat to fish to chicken nuggets in a lab, several friends convinced her to revive her plan.

Right now, a single Bitcoin—the digital mining equivalent of a gold nugget—is worth around $20,000.

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In an all-cash transaction, I paid him €60 for a few nuggets.

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It’s classic Vonnegut, one of many nuggets of dark humor in “Love, Kurt,” a collection of letters discovered by Edith, the couple’s oldest daughter, in the attic of the family’s home on Cape Cod.

I always find at least one nugget of information that I can immediately apply to the work I do.

The Wen Wei Po article contains a nugget that tells us why Beijing wanted to get back at the regime in Pyongyang.

Yet inside this shabby story is a nugget of insight screaming to get out.

They also found a gold nugget, an original script by Virgil, and a check for €100,000 made out to Benedict XVI.

“Maybe serve a grilled chicken sandwich instead of a chicken nugget,” she says.

Thirdly, there certainly was gold on their Alder Creek claims, and Lucky's nugget was probably now uncovered.

They could not find a stone for their lives, so, being hungry, Robinson threw a small nugget of gold he had in his pocket.

The nugget now yielded slowly to the pressure and began to come up into the world again inch by inch after so many thousand years.

George and Robinson carried the great nugget on a handkerchief stretched double across two sticks, Jem carried the picks.

The rest cleared the wood, and brought the nugget, safe hidden in their pocket-handkerchief, to camp.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nugget, such as: bullion, chunk, clod, clump, gold, and hunk.

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