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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Nugget \Nug"get\, n. [Earlier niggot, prob. for nigot, an ingot.
1. A lump; a mass, esp. a native lump of a precious metal;
as, a nugget of gold.
2. 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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found
in the earth
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "nugget":
bar, batch, block, bulk, bullion, chunk, clod, clump, coin gold,
coin silver, copper, gob, gold, gold nugget, hunch, hunk, ingot,
loaf, lump, mass, nickel, pat, precious metals, quantity, silver,
wad, yellow stuff
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