(also trademark Nicad)
A battery or cell with a nickel anode, a cadmium cathode, and a potassium hydroxide electrolyte. NiCads are used chiefly as a rechargeable power source for portable equipment.
More example sentences
- The unit is powered by a snap-on battery pack containing either a Litium battery or a Nicad rechargeable battery.
- When you recharge a NiCad battery before it is completely drained, the longevity of the battery is compromised.
- The battery is a NiCad pack that takes between 12 and 14 hours to fully recharge and provides around two hours on full power and five hours when using the 12Watt head alone.
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