/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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