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?
The tip of a pen or tool that touches the surface, transferring ink to paper.
* 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 1
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
- 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.
One of the handles projecting from a scythe snath.
The shaft of a wagon.
- the little nib or fructifying principle
Resembling a nib or some aspect of one.