Definition of Nichrome

1. Noun. An alloy of nickel and chromium with high electrical resistance and an ability to withstand high temperatures; used for resistance heating elements.

Language type: Trademark
Generic synonyms: Nickel Alloy, Nickel-base Alloy



Definition of Nichrome

1. Noun. (trademark) An alloy of nickel and chromium, typically 80% nickel and 20% chromium, used to make heating elements. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Nichrome) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nichrome

Nicene Creed
Nicene Faith
Nichol
Nichola
Nicholaitan
Nicholas
Nicholas I
Nicholas II
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay
Nicholds
Nichole
Nicholl
Nicholls
Nichols
Nicholson
Nichrome (current term)
Nick
Nick's procedure
Nickalls
Nickel
Nickell
Nickells
Nickelodeon
Nickelodeons
Nickels
Nickerson
Nickerson-Kveim test
Nicki
Nickisson
Nicklaus

Literary usage of Nichrome

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1. NBS Special Publication (1921)
"Deterioration of Nichrome Castings upon Heating The attention of the Bureau ... The large nichrome castings in the form of tubes used for the production of ..."

2. War Work of the Bureau of Standards: April 1, 1921 by National Bureau of Standards, United States Bureau of Standards, United States (1921)
"Deterioration of Nichrome Castings upon Heating The attention of the Bureau ... The large nichrome castings in the form of tubes used for the production of ..."

3. A Text Book of Chemical Engineering by Edward Hart (1922)
"(10) Nichrome contains 60 per cent, nickel, 25 per cent. iron, 12 per cent, chromium and 2 per cent, manganese. Some other alloys of similar composition ..."

4. American Electricians' Handbook: A Reference Book for Practical Electrical by Terrell Croft (1921)
"Nichrome alloy wire is manufactured, by the Driver- Harris Co., Harrison, New Jersey, in two grades: Nichrome I and Nichrome II. Nichrome II will stand the ..."

5. Pyrometry: The Papers and Discussion of a Symposium on Pyrometry Held by the by National Research Council (U.S.) (1920)
"Cast nichrome or chromel tubes are extensively used for protection of both base-metal and rare-metal couples (Fig. 35, No. 2). These tubes resist oxidation ..."

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