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nib

 (nĭb)
n.
1.
a. The sharpened point of a quill pen.
b. A tapered point of a pen, designed to be inserted into a penholder or fountain pen.
2. A sharp point or tip.
3. A bird's beak or bill.

[Alteration of neb.]

nib

(nɪb)
n
1. the writing point of a pen, esp an insertable tapered metal part with a split tip
2. a point, tip, or beak
3. (plural) crushed cocoa beans
vb (tr) , nibs, nibbing or nibbed
4. to provide with a nib
5. to prepare or sharpen the nib of
[C16 (in the sense: beak): origin obscure; compare Northern German nibbe tip. See neb, nibble]
ˈnibˌlike adj

nib

(nɪb)

n.
1.
b. one of the two segments of a split penpoint.
2. any pointed end.
3. a bill or beak, as of a bird.
[1575–85; perhaps variant of neb; compare Dutch nib, Middle Low German nibbe (variant of nebbe) beak, Old Norse nibba sharp point. compare nibble]
nib′like`, adj.

nib


Past participle: nibbed
Gerund: nibbing

Imperative
nib
nib
Present
I nib
you nib
he/she/it nibs
we nib
you nib
they nib
Preterite
I nibbed
you nibbed
he/she/it nibbed
we nibbed
you nibbed
they nibbed
Present Continuous
I am nibbing
you are nibbing
he/she/it is nibbing
we are nibbing
you are nibbing
they are nibbing
Present Perfect
I have nibbed
you have nibbed
he/she/it has nibbed
we have nibbed
you have nibbed
they have nibbed
Past Continuous
I was nibbing
you were nibbing
he/she/it was nibbing
we were nibbing
you were nibbing
they were nibbing
Past Perfect
I had nibbed
you had nibbed
he/she/it had nibbed
we had nibbed
you had nibbed
they had nibbed
Future
I will nib
you will nib
he/she/it will nib
we will nib
you will nib
they will nib
Future Perfect
I will have nibbed
you will have nibbed
he/she/it will have nibbed
we will have nibbed
you will have nibbed
they will have nibbed
Future Continuous
I will be nibbing
you will be nibbing
he/she/it will be nibbing
we will be nibbing
you will be nibbing
they will be nibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nibbing
you have been nibbing
he/she/it has been nibbing
we have been nibbing
you have been nibbing
they have been nibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nibbing
you will have been nibbing
he/she/it will have been nibbing
we will have been nibbing
you will have been nibbing
they will have been nibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nibbing
you had been nibbing
he/she/it had been nibbing
we had been nibbing
you had been nibbing
they had been nibbing
Conditional
I would nib
you would nib
he/she/it would nib
we would nib
you would nib
they would nib
Past Conditional
I would have nibbed
you would have nibbed
he/she/it would have nibbed
we would have nibbed
you would have nibbed
they would have nibbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nib - the writing point of a pennib - the writing point of a pen    
pen - a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
point - sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
2.nib - horny projecting mouth of a birdnib - horny projecting mouth of a bird  
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
cere - the fleshy, waxy covering at the base of the upper beak of some birds
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
Translations
رأس قَلَم الحِبْر
pero
pennespids
tollhegy
pennaoddur
plunksninissmailu galiuku
rakstāmspalva
mürekkepli kalem ucu

nib

[nɪb] Npunta f; [of fountain pen] → plumilla f, plumín m

nib

[ˈnɪb] n [fountain pen] → (bec m de) plume f

nib

nFeder f; (= point of nib)(Feder)spitze f

nib

[nɪb] n (of pen) → pennino

nib

(nib) noun
(also ˈpen-nib) the pointed, metal part of a fountain-pen or other pen from which the ink flows.
-nibbed
a fine-nibbed pen.