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candela; candelas.
Also cd. cord; cords.
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Other definitions for cd (2 of 6)

Cd

Symbol, Chemistry.
cadmium.

Other definitions for cd (3 of 6)

CD

abbreviation
Civil Defense.
Community Development.
Biology, Ecology. conservation dependent.

Other definitions for cd (4 of 6)

c.d.

abbreviation
cash discount.

Other definitions for cd (5 of 6)

C/D

or c/d


abbreviation

Other definitions for cd (6 of 6)

C.D.

abbreviation
Civil Defense.
civil disobedience.
Congressional District.
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British Dictionary definitions for cd (1 of 5)

cd1

abbreviation for
cash discount
symbol for
candela

British Dictionary definitions for cd (2 of 5)

cd2

the internet domain name for
Democratic Republic of Congo

British Dictionary definitions for cd (3 of 5)

Cd

abbreviation for
(in Britain) command (paper)
the chemical symbol for
cadmium

British Dictionary definitions for cd (4 of 5)

CD

abbreviation for
compact disc
Civil Defence (Corps)
Corps Diplomatique (Diplomatic Corps)
Conference on Disarmament: a United Nations standing conference, held in Geneva, to negotiate a global ban on chemical weapons
(in the US and Canada) certificate of depositAlso: C.D.

British Dictionary definitions for cd (5 of 5)

c/d
/ accounting /

abbreviation for
carried down
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Medical definitions for cd (1 of 2)

cd

abbr.
candela

Medical definitions for cd (2 of 2)

Cd

The symbol for the elementcadmium
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Scientific definitions for cd

Cd

The symbol for cadmium.
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