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cadmium cell

Syllabification: cad·mi·um cell

Definition of cadmium cell in English:

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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