Definition of Nib

1. Noun. The writing point of a pen.

Exact synonyms: Pen Nib
Group relationships: Pen
Generic synonyms: Point



2. Noun. Horny projecting mouth of a bird.
Exact synonyms: Beak, Bill, Neb, Pecker
Group relationships: Bird
Specialized synonyms: Cere
Generic synonyms: Mouth
Derivative terms: Beak, Peck, Peck

Definition of Nib

1. n. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.

2. v. t. To furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen.

Definition of Nib

1. Noun. The tip of a pen or tool that touches the surface. ¹

2. Noun. The bill or beak of a bird; the neb. ¹

3. Noun. Bits of trapped dust or other foreign material that form imperfections in painted or varnished surfaces. ¹

4. Noun. Partially processed cocoa bean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nib

1. to provide with a penpoint [v NIBBED, NIBBING, NIBS]

Medical Definition of Nib

1. 1. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong. "The little nib or fructifying principle." 2. The bill or beak of a bird; the neb. 3. The points of a pen; also, the pointed part of a pen; a short pen adapted for insertion in a holder. 4. One of the handles which project from a scythe snath; also, the shaft of a wagon. Origin: A variabt of neb. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nib

nhandu
nhandus
niacin
niacin deficiency
niacin test
niacinamide
niacinamides
niacinate
niacins
niagara period
niahite
nialamide
nialamides
niaprazine
niasome
nib (current term)
nibbed
nibbing
nibble
nibbled
nibbler
nibblers
nibbles
nibbling
nibblingly
nibblings
nibbly
niblet
niblets
niblick

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