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nib in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnibnib /nɪb/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 fountain_pen.jpg DTthe pointed metal part at the end of a pen2 → his/her nibs
Examples from the Corpus
nib• The forefinger of this was capped with a golden nib!• The quill nib produces a crisper line as a result.• Plus a recess above the nibs allows the tiles to be stacked virtually flat.• I apply the paint to the nib with a brush.• The nib allows for greater speed and directness of drawing.• They used pens with nibs and it was a trouble not to blot the page.