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nicad

[nahy-kad] /ˈnaɪˌkæd/
Origin of nicad
by shortening
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nicad

/ˈnaɪˌkæd/
noun
1.
a rechargeable dry-cell battery with a nickel anode and a cadmium cathode
Word Origin
C20: ni(ckel) + cad(mium)
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