Definition of nickel-cadmium battery in English:

nickel-cadmium battery

Syllabification: nick·el-cad·mi·um bat·ter·y

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A storage battery with a negative electrode made of cadmium, a positive electrode of nickel oxide, and a solution of potassium hydroxide as the electrolyte. Nickel-cadmium batteries have the advantage of an airtight battery container, which prevents the corrosive electrolyte from leaking.

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