Definition of cadmium cell in English:

cadmium cell

Syllabification: cad·mi·um cell

noun

  • A primary electric cell with a cathode of cadmium amalgam and an electrolyte of saturated cadmium sulfate solution, used in laboratories as a standard of electromotive force.
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    • Many devices are powered by nickel cadmium cells.
    • He worked many years for the company and knows just about everything there is to know about nickel cadmium cells.
    • The power capacity of nickel cadmium cells is not as high as some other battery types, but nickel cadmium cells are rechargeable, which reduces inspection costs.

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