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Definition of Argentan

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Nickel Nick"el, n. [G., fr. Sw. nickel, abbrev. from Sw. kopparnickel copper-nickel, a name given in derision, as it was thought to be a base ore of copper. The origin of the second part of the word is uncertain. Cf. Kupfer-nickel, Copper-nickel.] 1. (Chem.) A bright silver-white metallic element. It is of the iron group, and is hard, malleable, and ductile. It occurs combined with sulphur in millerite, with arsenic in the mineral niccolite, and with arsenic and sulphur in nickel glance. Symbol Ni. Atomic weight 58.6. Note: On account of its permanence in air and inertness to oxidation, it is used in the smaller coins, for plating iron, brass, etc., for chemical apparatus, and in certain alloys, as german silver. It is magnetic, and is very frequently accompanied by cobalt, both being found in meteoric iron. 2. A small coin made of or containing nickel; esp., a five-cent piece. [Colloq. U.S.] Nickel silver, an alloy of nickel, copper, and zinc; -- usually called german silver; called also argentan.
Argentan
Argentan Ar"gen*tan, n. An alloy of nickel with copper and zinc; German silver.

Meaning of Argentan from wikipedia

- Argentan (French: [aʁʒɑ̃tɑ̃] (listen)) is a commune and the seat of two cantons and of an arrondis****t in the Orne department in northwestern France...
- proposal for a shorter envelopment at Argentan. Montgomery and Patton had misgivings; if the Allies did not take Argentan, Alençon and Falaise quickly, many...
- Argentan Abbey otherwise Notre-Dame de la Place (French: Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Argentan;Abbaye Notre-Dame de la Place) is an 11th-century Benedictine abbey...
- Argentan lace or Point d'Argentan is a needle lace from the 18th century. Argentella is derived from Argentan. List of fabric names Brooke, Margaret L...
- Giles d'Argentan (c.1280 – 24 June 1314) was a Norman knight who was slain at the Battle of Bannockburn. At the time he was serving under the English King...
- Gare d'Argentan is a railway station serving the town Argentan, Orne department, northwestern France. Argentan station at "Gares & Connexions", the official...
- The arrondis****t of Argentan is an arrondis****t of France in the Orne department in the Normandy region. It has 123 communes. Its po****tion is 110...
- The canton of Argentan-1 is an administrative division of the Orne department, northwestern France. It was created at the French canton reorganisation...
- Nickel silver, Maillechort, German silver, Argentan, new silver, nickel br****, albata, alpacca, is a copper alloy with nickel and often zinc. The usual...
- (1407, Argentan – 1408) Jean d'Alençon, Duke of Alençon (1409–1476) Marie d'Alençon (1410, Argentan, – 1412, Argentan) Jeanne d'Alençon (1412, Argentan – 1420)...
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