cadmium sulfide


a light yellow or orange, water-insoluble powder, CdS, used chiefly as a pigment in paints, inks, and ceramic glazes.

Nearby words

  1. cadmium cell,
  2. cadmium green,
  3. cadmium orange,
  4. cadmium red,
  5. cadmium sulfate,
  6. cadmium sulphide,
  7. cadmium yellow,
  8. cadmus,
  9. cadmus, paul,
  10. cadogan teapot

Origin of cadmium sulfide

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019