a cell with mercury and cadmium electrodes in a cadmium sulfate electrolyte, used to supply an accurate voltage for electronic measurements.
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Origin of cadmium cell
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby cadmium cell
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British Dictionary definitions for cadmium cell
a photocell with a cadmium electrode that is especially sensitive to ultraviolet radiation
a former name for Weston standard cell
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