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ˈnʌg ɪtnugget

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nuggetnoun

    a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth

GCIDE

  1. Nuggetnoun

    Something of value, usually found among many other less valuable things; -- often used figuratively; as, a nugget of useful information in a sea of data.

    Etymology: [Earlier niggot, prob. for nigot, an ingot. See Ingot.]

Wiktionary

  1. nuggetnoun

    A small, compact chunk or clump.

    a gold nugget

  2. nuggetnoun

    A tidbit of something valuable.

    a nugget of wisdom

  3. nuggetnoun

    A type of boot polish.

  4. nuggetnoun

    A bud from the Cannabis sativa plant.

  5. nuggetnoun

    An inexperienced, newly trained fighter pilot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuggetnoun

    a lump; a mass, esp. a native lump of a precious metal; as, a nugget of gold

    Etymology: [Earlier niggot, prob. for nigot, an ingot. See Ingot.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nugget

    nug′et, n. a lump or mass, as of a metal. [Prob. ingot, with the n of the article.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nugget in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nugget in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of nugget in a Sentence

  1. Carrie Koller Waller:

    I didn’t think I’d ever be talking to the principal over a chicken nugget, that’s not something a parent ever imagines.

  2. Sarah Sanders:

    There's also another nugget of big news, as you guys may have been paying attention, the President, over the last several months, lost confidence in Director Comey. The DOJ lost confidence in Director Comey. ... And most importantly, the rank and file of The FBI had lost confidence in their director.

  3. Stephen Fagin:

    There's nothing more tantalizing than looking at a flickering a film projected on a wall, trying to find details in the grainy shadows and digging through secret locked files and looking for evidence, looking for some nugget of information that's never been revealed before.

  4. Virginia:

    The first duty of a lecturer to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your notebooks, and keep on the mantlepiece forever.

  5. Laurence Tubiana:

    When you look at the emergency and you see the level of the response, of course I cannot be happy, the golden nugget I see is this group of countries, companies and cities.

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