Nib vs Niblike - What's the difference?

nib | niblike |


As a noun nib

is the tip of a pen or tool that touches the surface, transferring ink to paper.

As an adjective niblike is

resembling a nib or some aspect of one.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

nib

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The tip of a pen or tool that touches the surface, transferring ink to paper.
  • * 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 1
  • Slowly welling from the point of her gold nib , pale blue ink dissolved the full stop; for there her pen stuck; her eyes fixed, and tears slowly filled them.
  • The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.
  • Bits of trapped dust or other foreign material that form imperfections in painted or varnished surfaces.
  • A piece of a roasted, hulled cocoa bean.
  • A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
  • * Sir Thomas Browne
  • the little nib or fructifying principle
  • One of the handles projecting from a scythe snath.
  • The shaft of a wagon.
  • Derived terms

    * denib

    Anagrams

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    niblike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a nib or some aspect of one.
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