Definition: Meaning of, cadmium in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈkadmɪəm /

  • noun
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  1. a soft poisonous metal that is used in BATTERIES and in the protective SHIELD s in NUCLEAR REACTOR s . It is a chemical ELEMENT : symbol Cd
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cadmium used in phrases

  • cadmium cell (noun)
    1. trademark Weston a standard voltaic cell
  • cadmium orange (noun)
    1. orange-hued cadmium yellow pigment
  • cadmium sulfide (noun)
    1. a yellow sulphide used chiefly as a pigment
  • cadmium sulphide (noun)
    1. ore of cadmium; a rare yellowish mineral consisting of cadmium sulphide in crystalline form
  • cadmium yellow (noun)
    1. pigment of cadmium sulphide and barium sulphate varying in hue from lemon yellow to orange
  • cadmium yellow pale (noun)
    1. pale-hued cadmium yellow pigment
  • nickel-cadmium accumulator (noun)
    1. a rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode; often used in emergency systems because of its low discharge rate when not in use
  • zinc cadmium sulfide (noun)
    1. cadmium sulphide containing zinc
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