Definitions for nibnɪb

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  1. nib, pen nib(noun)

    the writing point of a pen

  2. beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker(noun)

    horny projecting mouth of a bird

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  1. Nib(n.)

    pl. See his nibs, below.

  2. Origin: [A variabt of neb.]

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nib(Noun)

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

  2. nib(Noun)

    The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.

  3. nib(Noun)

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

  4. nib(Noun)

    Partially processed cocoa bean.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nib(noun)

    a small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong

  2. Nib(noun)

    the bill or beak of a bird; the neb

  3. Nib(noun)

    the points of a pen; also, the pointed part of a pen; a short pen adapted for insertion in a holder

  4. Nib(noun)

    one of the handles which project from a scythe snath; also, [Prov. Eng.], the shaft of a wagon

  5. Nib(verb)

    to furnish with a nib; to point; to mend the point of; as, to nib a pen

  6. Origin: [A variabt of neb.]

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  1. Nib

    A nib is the part of a quill, dip pen or fountain pen which comes into contact with the writing surface in order to deposit ink. Different types of nibs vary in their purpose, shape and size, as well as the material they are made from.

Anagrams of nib »

  1. bin

  2. BNI

  3. ibn

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