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Meaning of NICKLE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nic"kle\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
The European woodpecker, or yaffle; -- called also {nicker
pecker}.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

/ni'kl/ ["nickel", common name for the US 5-cent coin] A nibble + 1; 5 bits. Reported among developers for Mattel's gi 1600 (the intellivision games processor), a chip with 16 bit-wide ram but 10 bit-wide rom. See also deckle.

 

 

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